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Juxtaposition at the Grocery Store

Tucked between two furrowed ten dollar bills and an expired driver’s license is the proverbial reminder, the poor you will have with you always.

Slogging through the aisles of a local Publix, I realize a dichotomy. 1,015 more words

Call for Submissions: "Manufactured Identities"

How has your adoption, or your donor-conception, affected your adult life?

Guidelines: Nonfiction, first-person submissions should be between 1,000 and 4,000 words and must be submitted in Microsoft Word (double-spaced in 12-point Times New Roman without any additional fonts or formatting). 63 more words

Adoption

Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town by Jon Krakauer

I am so glad this book is over. This is probably one of the most difficult books I have had to read and not because it is bad. 490 more words

Books

How Close?

JANUARY 28th, 2017

I lie on the carpeted floor of 55 McLuhan Court, Luis’ residence at UTM. My hand rests on my tummy as I stare at the ceiling. 1,425 more words

Boyfriend

The Brilliant Deep: Rebuilding the World's Coral Reefs by Kate Messner

Reviewed by Diane Basting (Library Staff)

Ken Nedimyer enjoyed diving and watching the activity around coral reefs while growing up. He continued to dive and enjoy finding coral reefs but he started to notice a disturbing trend of the reefs not being as active or healthy as they used to be. 60 more words

TAMING THE BEAST

The Monster Under the Bed: Uncovering the Lie that Drives Us

Written by Kim Fiske

This is a thought-provoking book. Fiske believes that what we know of ourselves was developed in our brains at the age of four or five. 201 more words

Young Adult