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A Personal Tribute: Ernie Kurtz, 1935-2015

Editor’s Note: This remembrance comes from William White, author of¬†Slaying the Dragon: The History of Addiction Treatment and Recovery in America (1998).

Ernest Kurtz, who made landmark contributions to the study of addiction recovery, died January 19, 2015, of pancreatic cancer. 1,842 more words

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Thinking About Some Old Stuff

I WAS SEARCHING ONLINE FOR MY FRIEND O. K. “PETER’ GEE, JR., who’d earned a feature story by me when he’d proclaimed himself to be the “oldest white man in Carrollton” a few years before his death in November 2002, aged 87. 554 more words


safe deposit - January 25


ranks of steel drawers

hold secrets and


car titles, bond clips,

passports and


maybe some dollars

or euros for


all behind lockings… 26 more words


Remembering Dr. King

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is a personal hero of mine. I think there was so much to admire about him. He consistently stood for justice, for peace, and for non-violence. 949 more words


Soup for the Carrollton-North Carrollton, Miss., Library February 7

CARROLLTON, MISS. — So, how’s about some soup, Southern conversation, and some nostalgia-laced arts and crafts to enliven an unpredictable February day?
What’s up is the annual A Taste of Soup event sponsored by the Carrollton-North Carrollton Friends of the Library (FOL), set for February 7 from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 387 more words