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In through the out door

*The scene… It is 1928 and Lord Sidney Bragg has just returned from his successful, but bloody expedition to Africa. Leading a hunt, he set out to prove that man can capture a wild lion by the use of bare hands alone.

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Law School Entrance Tests

It was May 3, 2016 when the results of the 2015 Bar examinations were published by the Supreme Court.

It gave me the chills when I imagined being in the shoes of the examinees. 1,515 more words

Beda Law

Boston College To Retire Pete Frates' Jersey At Weekend Ceremony

BOSTON (CBS) – The Boston College baseball team will retire the jersey of one of the program’s most recognizable players this weekend.

On Saturday, the Eagles will host the program’s fifth annual… 158 more words


Cape and Tights - My Grandmother's Struggle with ALS

This narrative was written for a college creative non-fiction course. 

It was midnight on Easter Sunday of 2010 when my mother and I received the phone call from my aunt. 1,939 more words


Kirkus Review of My Perfect Imperfections

I took a chance. I sent My Perfect Imperfections to Kirkus Reviews. Sure, I debated for months whether I should or not. I know they have a high reputation in the literary world,  but I wasn’t sure if I wanted to invest the money into it, especially since they give brutally honest reviews. 604 more words

Pesticide Use Linked To Alzheimer's, Parkinson's & ALS

Pesticides are neurotoxins (neu·ro·tox·in: a poison that acts on the nervous system) which overstimulate brain cells, causing miscommunication between them and eventually, cell death. This is how pesticides kill insects: the creature’s brain and nervous system becomes so scrambled it shuts down and the insect dies. 472 more words


The Reason I Run, Chris Spriggs - a review

Do you remember in the summer of 2014 when the world went mad for throwing buckets of water over their heads and raising money for ALS? 353 more words