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March 19,2011

The Shepard’s Lamb is an interesting story about a traveling preacher named Brother Jed, and his daughter Martha. Brother Jed travels the countries college campuses and conducts sermons discussing many controversial subjects such as premarital sex, something many college students … Continue reading

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Women of Troy

A once thriving, and industrial city is now a place of famine, and poverty. Troy, New York is a place where young women and their children go from house to house with no stability. 1/5 of the population of Troy … Continue reading

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This American Life- Notable Narrative March 21

For this week’s notable narrative, I chose a piece that was on the website thisamericanlife.org. Article number 420 is called “Neighborhood Watch.” It is all about neighbors and how the interact with each other. The stories embedded in this radio … Continue reading

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StoryCorp Blog Post

The site Storycorps.com has hundreds of amazing stories. After reading through countless stories, a select few stuck out to me. I gravitated towards stories pertaining to 9/11/01. I attribute this gravitation to my personal connection with 9/11. Growing up in … Continue reading

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Intended Consequences

http://mediastorm.com/publication/intended-consequences The video previously viewed in class entitled “Intended Consequences” was a story of the suffering of the Tutsi women in Rwanda, Africa. Beginning on April 7, 1994, 800,000 people were killed over a span of one hundred days. After … Continue reading

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Up in Smoke

Up in Smoke is the story of a woman battling lung cancer. Helen was a people pleaser who was always laughing and loved to dance. She surrounded herself with beautiful flowers, and was always happy. She lived a happy, and … Continue reading

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Why we couldn’t Save Nicole

“Why we couldn’t save Nicole” was an insightful story told through the eyes of the struggling parent of an addict. Addiction is a serious disease that many are effected by, more people than you think. Addiction changes the entire personality … Continue reading

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