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Carrying On: How Your Life Story Can Be Self-Perpetuating

A story takes a conventional form, a Genre, which influences how it unfolds.  We have expectations about a Comic Heroic Adventure, for instance: a Hero will survive—even if barely–all challenges and s/he will defeat Evil, both in themselves and in the world. 914 more words

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"We just want to live our lives" — A View From Israel

As it happens so often in life, there are multiple sides to every story.

When discussing the violence occurring in Palestine and Israel, it’s impossible to remain completely objective when there are atrocities being committed on both sides of the conflict. 848 more words

Youth & Adolescents

"All of us are traumatized forever" — A Personal Account of Terror from a Palestinian.

As the Gaza death toll rises well beyond 150 casualties, the world continues to turn a blind eye to the atrocities being committed to the people living in Palestine. 1,091 more words

Youth & Adolescents

Something to Consider — America's View on Autism

A couple of days ago, I was at work more bored than usual. This is probably because the business was slow that day- strange for a rest stop fast food joint. 577 more words

Youth & Adolescents


“What are you?” I give a smile that doesn’t look like a smile – more like a grimace – and think of how to answer this time. 914 more words