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Brian Jaap: do not be afraid to get involved

Alone in an empty room, he glares so scornfully at the computer as if trying to burn a hole in it. It is fourth period on a somber Wednesday, Nov. 1,492 more words

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In My Hands Today...

The Orphan Master’s Son – Adam Johnson

Pak Jun Do is the haunted son of a lost mother—a singer “stolen” to Pyongyang—and an influential father who runs a work camp for orphans. 106 more words

Books

6 Degrees of Separation: Fates and Furies

This game is like “6 Degrees from Kevin Bacon” only with books. You can join in too; the rules are here.

  1. This month we start with Lauren Groff’s bestselling…
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Adam Johnson launches fresh appeal against child sex conviction

Adam Johnson, the disgraced former footballer convicted of grooming a teenage fan, has launched a fresh appeal against his six-year sentence.

The 29-year-old was jailed last March after being found guilty of sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl, following a trial at Bradford Crown Court. 265 more words

UK

Book #83: The Orphan Master's Son

Adam Johnson, The Orphan Master’s Son, 2012, 443p

Welp, this is a book that really messes with your sense of reality.

Would I have ever read this on my own? 251 more words

100 days 100 short stories:: story thirty-three

story: Interesting Facts

 author: Adam Johnson

year: 2015

where: kitchen table, between episodes of Black Mirror

note: read so many stories today (first day back to work), this was the best… 16 more words

100 Days 100 Short Stories Read Day One

Minors and sex

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/mar/20/adam-johnson-no-grey-area-over-child-abuse

I read this Observer column of Victoria Coren-Mitchell and couldn’t agree more. I do not know Adam Johnson, nor am I familiar with this particular case, I am, however, with a different one. 628 more words

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