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Wafa on Home

To me, Bahrain is home, but I still think of myself as someone from D.C. I really love this cit...

David on What We Can Learn From Chess

It would be great if everyone, especially the people in the White House, could learn to play ch...

Lorenzo on His Award-Winning Watering

I love to cook big, giant steaks and popcorn. We don't grow any steaks or popcorn at the garden...

Dionte on Construction, but with Plants

When I grow up, I want to be a construction worker, but if that doesn't work out, I will be a p...

Lola on City Blossoms

When you look around this city, so many of the spaces are built by and for adults. Most kids fe...

Return of The Anecdote

People's District presents The Anecdote, a pop-up storytelling night, on November 3rd from 6:30...

Danny on Danny Harris

Danny Harris interviews Danny Harris.

Josef on Making it Count

Working at an underground sex club taught me about hard work and humility. I got paid $9 an hou...

Bill on Finding His Birth Parents

I'll be 60 in November, but I feel like I am getting younger as time moves forward.

Beverly on Hand Dancing

Each dance style has its different rhythm and movements. In Baltimore, it is a little jerky. In...

Kim on Claiming Our History

"To me, it is incredible how Whitman spoke through the generations to people like Hughes, and s...

Sheila on Being Miss Senior DC

One of the funniest things about the pageant for me is that my maiden name is Queen. Would you ...

Jerry on Hearing Marvin Gaye on the Radio

Every Thursday night, me and some friends would join a bunch of other guys from Spingarn High S...

Donte on Being D.C.’s Ambassador to Street Dancing

I'll tell you, it's hard dancing in D.C. I don't mean that it's hard to do or nothing like that...

Sidney on Discovering His Love of Painting at 95-Years-Old

I can't believe that I am having my first art show at almost 96-years-old. Sometimes, I feel li...

Chad America on Bartending at the Black Cat

Chad America is not my given name, but it is the name I go by…it is my acting name. I got in ...

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