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Lola by Smirnova

Short, but not sweet, Twisted by Lola Smirnova takes us into the world of human trafficking. Whether the author meant to take us along on this journey is a moot point as we find ourselves in Luxembourg City where three sisters work as “entertainers” in a local Cabaret, encouraging the purchase of cheap drinks for expensive prices in exchange for their favors. 442 more words


"but, Daddy, at school they said, . . .": Why I homeschool

A few years ago, we tried brick and mortar. We had our girls in a pretty good Catholic school and our son in a pretty good public school. 733 more words


"Hood Rat" or Victim of Child Abuse & Neglect!

“Hood Rat” or Victim of Child Abuse?

March 17, 2015

I appreciate Philip, the presenter, being upset with the young girl we all witnessed sharing violence with an innocent teen and five-year-old child. 2,798 more words

On My Mind

Load of Barrels by drjhnsn

I have been all over the world in the last two months (6 countries, and 24 different flights). All for work with a little photography on the side. 57 more words


violet in print by LaurenRautenbach

Violet didn’t believe me when I said I would be back with her photograph.


Alamance County combats food insecurity, revamps food distribution model

By Diana Stancy

Just above 14 percent of people struggle with hunger issues in the United States. In 2012, more than 46 million Americans received food stamps. 958 more words