Rep. Eric J. Massa, a Democrat from upstate New York who was under investigation for harassing a male aide, resigned from the House in March 2010.

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Andrew aka Padre Caedes on Live Action Role Play

When people ask me about live action role play, I describe it as football...with weapons. This is a place where you...

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. I mean that D.C. i...

Linwood on 40 Years of Gutting Fish

And after 40 years, I have probably cut off more fish heads and scaled and gutted more fish than anyone you will ev...

Joe on Being an Asset to Society

My story may be a little rough to some people, but I hope that they can still hear my message: there is hope. Becau...

Damond on How Dogs Help Build Community

I see how much different things are for me now that I have a dog. Day-to-day, we, as citizens, don't really speak t...

Musie on His Love of Coffee

If you go to Asmara, Eritrea, you will see that every corner has coffee. I grew up hanging around coffee shops and ...

Beth and Brock on Feeling at Home

My family in Arizona doesn’t really know what to make of me. I have been liberal leaning all of my life even thou...

Herman on Finding Work

I used to be a meat cutter at Safeway. I did the basic cuts. If you could find it in one of those packages in the m...

Jason on the Live Aboard Community in SW

This whole waterfront is changing, and I hope that our houseboat community can survive. We are over 100 people here...

Lt. Vines aka Coach Moe on Keeping Kids on the Straight and Narrow

Sometimes, I think that I was preordained to be a police officer.

Andrew on Being a Bus Operator

I like the sun in my face, that's why I am a bus operator. I don't know how them people operate the Metro and spend...

ABilly on Understanding and Standing up for His Sexuality

When I finally settled here, I realized the true beauty of this city. Many people come here and pick a narrow path ...

Joy on Sign Spinning

Mikhael on Living on a Houseboat

People always ask about the best way to meet people when you move someplace new. Well, one of the ways I have found...

Katie on Community Gardening

It used to be that everyone had a garden. If you had dirt, you were growing something. At a certain point, that cha...

Michael on Finding His Heritage

I still have a home on the reservation and I’d like to eventually go back and build another one. My life and cult...

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