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Mama and I stand well back from our window, looking down.
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Two men pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the death of a woman and her friend’s unborn baby.
David Diaz, 25, pleaded guilty to two counts of vehicular homicide while the passenger at the time, Alfredo Juarez, 29, pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of an accident. 103 more words
Steve Quinonez had 42 professional fights under his belt when an opportunity arose to step into the ring with Manny Pacquiao. The 30-year-old Pacquiao had recently been named Fighter of the Year for the third time, was the top-ranked pound-for-pound boxer in the world, and the ESPY Award winner for Best Fighter. 1,907 more words
NOTE: The Avalon Full Manuscript Critique Writing Retreat will be held on Sept. 27- 30 and Oct. 1 – 4. If you are interested in attending, please let me know and I will put you on the list and send you more information within the next month. 1,043 more words
(This piece appeared in 8CountNews on January 9, 2009)
by Mark Lorenzana
After three successful fights in as many weight classes last year (first when he eked out a split decision over Juan Manuel Marquez, second when he annihilated David Diaz to win the WBC world lightweight title, and third, his eight round drubbing of Oscar De La Hoya) Manny Pacquiao is the consensus 2008 fighter of the year among boxing writers and pundits. 799 more words
Four lovers collide into each others’ lives as one marriage morphs into several intertwining affairs. Sofia tries to leave her romantic failures behind by embarking on a new relationship with Kofi, who she meets in a chance encounter. 93 more words