Volume 12

James T. George

Driving south on I-85 through Virginia, the last exit before hitting the North Carolina border takes you to a resort community called Bracey. It’s a well-to-do ...

Gunilla Girardo

Growing up on a modest farm in a small town in western Sweden, Gunilla Girardo remembers vividly the hand-embroidered wall decoration that hung in her mother’s ...

Geoff Green

Unlike matter, history can be created or destroyed, rewritten to erase the suffering of millions from the collective human consciousness. This realization struc...

Phillip S. Green

As a young boy growing up in the Bronx, Phillip Green didn’t have a lot. His parents had both emigrated to the United States from Jamaica in their mid- and late...

Brenda C. Harrington

I don’t know if I should be here. The feeling of doubt plagued Brenda Harrington as she sat nervously in Dr. Olsen’s class waiting to receive her exam score. It...

Richard W. Hill

When a jazz group has been playing together for years, it shows. There is an expert knowledge not only of the building blocks and rhythmic laws of the genre, bu...

Sandra Joseph

When eight-year-old Sandra Joseph saw the limp Christmas stocking dangling by the fireplace, she thought Santa Claus hadn’t come. But when she reached her hand ...

Steve Joyce

It was the bottom of the seventh, with two outs and the bases loaded. Eight-year-old Steve Joyce was the starting catcher of his Little League team that year, a...

Dean Kattler

A box of matches and a poncho. That’s all Dean and his partner were given when they were dropped off in the middle of Canada’s vast wilderness, charged with mak...

Sheldon Leggett

“And ye shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free.” So reads the line from the Gospel according to St. John, inscribed along the entryway of Centra...

Ashwani Mayur

India has undergone sweeping changes over the past several decades that have brought signatures of modernity to its cities and economy. But when Ashwani Mayur l...