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Ethical Dilemma Giving More Than We Thought We Gave

A slow, thick summer breeze carried grimy city humidity down New York’s Fifth Avenue. As…

Dashboard Crucifix: A Seatbelt Lover in Mexico

As I lurch towards the windshield, I watch the pickup driver’s face. “What that noise?”…

Bittersweet longing Fighting for North Korean human rights in South Korea

“South Koreans will especially face these questions from North Koreans–what did you know, and what…

3 Techniques Creative Nonfiction Borrows From Fiction

I’m just going to look at two sections of Julian’s piece, from his second draft.…

Will Tanzania’s Karatu Road Do More Harm Than Good

Half of the signs along the tarmac road are crossed out.  Driving by, I can…

Bones surfacing in the dirt, thirty years later

I WATCHED THE BOY MOVE. Thin, dark, in tattered pants and flip-flops, he walked slowly…

Coming Of Age In My Indian Family

Even before I became a part of his family, I often thought of my Hindi…