Several years ago I became a mentor and an advocate for at-risk kids. I remember asking this one particular kid why did he own a gun, and his response was “Because it makes me feel like a man.” And at that very moment when he said that I knew I had to work with this kid. 851 more words
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A guy called me a “poverty pimp” because I was defending the ACA against lazy arguments about monthly premiums going up (the last post). For one thing, we don’t know the premium goes up with consideration to the subsidy paid or the affordability of a different plan. 871 more words
“It didn’t work,” Matt said as he lowered his head so that I wouldn’t notice the tears filling his eyes.
“What do you mean it didn’t work?” I asked. 1,412 more words