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This Smiling, Beaming Face Inspires me Daily

This is my student and friend Nap Dow. She is beyond amazing. I have spent the past six months helping her and another older student, Fon, prepare to get into a GED program so they can get into college in … Continue reading






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Brother, can you Spare a Kidney

So as most of you know, I am ineligible for a kidney transplant when it gets to that point. You know, what with my body fighting and rejecting my own organs, what do you think the chances I’d have with … Continue reading






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Earth Bread & Brewery

The week before I left NYC, I took a trip down to Philadelphia with my friend Yana. According to her, we visited the best thrift store ever. And we also went and saw my friends Tom & Peggy at the … Continue reading






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