Articles tagged: stories


On Being A Childhood Reader

When students leave for college, they often bring something to remind them of home like a favorite childhood toy, a photo album, or a souvenir from a family vacation. For... Read more

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HONM: The Twins from Santiago

“Yeah, the bar exam, I need to take that, and then I’ll be ready.” “Ready for what?” “Anything.” Tomás and Filipe are twins many miles from home. Coming from Chile,... Read more

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HONM: History in the Making

“Would you mind if I took your photo?” “Don’t I look ridiculous?” “Actually, there’s this fashion movement right now called norm core, you wear what you wear to work, and... Read more

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HONM: Weekend Reflections from a Rabbi

“When I am needed, I am needed. I pray that we learn to become more selfless in a place of selfies.” Rene, her husband Shane, and their three children came... Read more

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HONM: Aiden goes to the moon

Although Humans of New York (HONY), may have captured the hearts of Americans, who is to say that the tourists, politicians, food truck workers, and students of the National Mall... Read more