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Smoky Night; Black and White; Bill Peet: An Authobiography

Smoky Night
written by Eve Bunting
illustrated by David Diaz
published by Harcourt Brace & Company, 1994

awards:

Caldecott Medal
ALA Notable Children’s Book… 293 more words

Two men plead guilty in January vehicular homicide case

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

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Boxing figures predict who will win 'fight of the century'

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

Manny Pacquiao

The Nevada SCBWI Mentor Program

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

Authors And Illustrators

Another year for Pacquiao, Silva to prove doubters wrong

(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

Boxing

2015 Atlanta Film Festival: Somewhere in the Middle

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

2015 Atlanta Film Festival

Twinkies, Hawaii and messages in the sand: The story of Sylvia and Herlinda

This is the full version of the story that appears in the March 15, 2015 Bakersfield Californian about Sylvia Diaz, Herlinda Gonzalez and my experiences photographing McFarland cross country in the days following their deaths.

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