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Reading and Thinking - Consequent Amazements

I have currently undertaken two superficially antithetical parallel reading pursuits: re-savoring Thoreau’s WALDEN and re-assaulting the difficult, luminous, thorny works of William Gass (once my mentor at a writers conference). 170 more words


Hawaii Abolishes Life Sentences Without Parole For Minors

HONOLULU (AP) — Life sentences without parole for minors are now abolished in Hawaii.

Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed a bill Wednesday recognizing that children convicted of first-degree murder should be treated differently than murderous adults. 116 more words


Victorville Man, 38, Gets 2 Life Sentences For Raping 14-Year-Old Family Friend During Burglary

SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA.com) — A Victorville man has been sentenced to two life sentences without the possibility of parole for raping a 14-year-old girl during a burglary. 347 more words