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Justice for Noura Hussein

Make a difference: Noura Hussein

Noura Hussein As the #MeToo movement gains strength and visibility in America (and the world), there are still females of all ages who desperately need global support. One such case is that of a Sudanese teenager named Noura Hussein (#JusticeforNoura, #MoreThanNoura). She was fifteen years old when her father agreed...

Refugee

Make a Difference: World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day Do you have a comfortable bed, food, a country? Although the US withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council yesterday, today (June 20th) is World Refugee Day. A day that touches the hearts of all of us. The purpose of the UN declaring World Refugee Day...

Scars

300 Words about Scars

Scars It is summer. A sun’s brilliance glistens on a ragtag pack of kids. We ride our bikes, struggling to climb the steep hill near the Pressley Farm. With noise and sweat, we make the cress. A snakish dirt road stretches beneath us. There is anticipation. A yell of exuberance,...

Scott Pilgrim

Scott Pilgrim, Free Read

The Birth of Scott Pilgrim In 1997 the Canadian band Plumtree releases the album “Predicts the Future.” The collection of songs include their biggest single, the track “Scott Pilgrim.” The song went on to inspire the pen of Bryan Lee O’Malley, who creates the 6 part manga-influenced comic series of...

Coffee Shop Window by Keith Roark

Natalie (Tell Me a Secret)

“Tell me a secret.” I look up to see an alien face peering over my laptop screen. I turn my head to the side much like a confused pup. “What?” Having no idea when she sat at my table or even who she is. She explains, “A secret, preferably about...

Anna Kendrick 2011 Shankbone

Anna Kendrick is the Queen of Twitter

You may know Anna Kendrick from such films as Twilight, Pitch Perfect, Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates or Scott Pilgrim versus the world. Perhaps you know her from her hit song “Cups” from the movie Pitch Perfect. Anna is an actor, singer, and best selling author.  She is also socially awkward and humorously honest about...

The Forest

The Forest and a Friend

A mist of five-finger leaves floats down to surround a young boy in a worn, aging body. The forest hides him like a blanket does when he senses a monster under his bed. This place has always been a friend. It is his hideaway. It gives comfort. He finds solace.   He sits...

Stop being an Asshole

I have kept this picture for some time. I love the way it makes a simple point, stop being an asshole. How much better would the world be if people stop judging each other based on faith? How many wars occurred in the name of religion? The strange thing is the religions...

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