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David Green

I had just spilt hot, green tea all over my notebook when I noticed David Green standing in front of me. He was wearing baggy jeans, an extra-thin cotton t-shirt and a thick, shaggy, black beard. The last time I saw David was at City Fish in Thorton Park; he was shaven, clean-cut and dressed […]

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Scott Sands

On more than one occasion, a complete stranger has yelled out to me, “Hey that looks like fun!” The strange thing about this remark is that I wasn’t participating in anything fun at all. I was simply driving my wheelchair from one place to another (not even fast). These comment has baffled me and I’ve […]

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Ruben Skyles

The funniest thing happened today while I was in my Mom’s office for lunch—my grandparents dropped in unannounced. For exactly a week now, I have been writing and re-writing the intro to my grandpa’s interview without any satisfaction to publish it. I had just been complaining about it to my aunt, when the door opened and I saw my grandparents. I was ecstatic.

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Robin

I had been scouting Lake Eola for days when I encountered Robin. The 41-year-old was sitting on a park bench next to her boyfriend, who appeared to be asleep with headphones on and one shoe off. She was surrounded by some belongings and seemingly busy reading Reader’s Digest. It was enough to convince me that she may be the homeless person that I was looking for.

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