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Mark on A Wider Circle

When we help a family in poverty, we are really helping ourselves. As humans, we don’t just s...

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.

Michael on Being Down for Da Struggle

I remember my first experience with violence. I was seven or eight and playing outside of my ho...

Josef on Making it Count

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

Judith on Changing Her Heart

As a child, I always felt like something was missing in my life. I grew up the only child with ...

Bill on Finding His Birth Parents

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

Marek on Listening to George Clooney

One day, I was playing basketball with George Clooney and he asked me, through a friend because...

Howard on Keeping on a-Comin

I am one guy with a cowboy hat and a good looking horse fighting this drug war against an eleph...

Brianna on Being a Howard at Howard

When my professors ask me to introduce myself, and I say Brianna Howard, I always get a chuckle...

Herman on Being a Minority in Reverse

I look back on my life and realize that my upbringing is a little different than most. We were ...

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