Volume 11

Luis Riesco

"Which one?” asked the Kinko’s employee, holding out two copies of the resume. Luis Riesco turned to Melissa, his trusted wife and life partner, and she chos...

Devin Schain

"Just because I’m a little biased doesn’t make me wrong,” said Wendy Schain, her impassioned voice filling the auditorium. Her ten-year-old son, Devin, sat rapt...

Eugene N. St. Clair II

Ever since he was a kid, Gene St.Clair has lived for the world of ideas. He was born an inventor, spending his childhood building model airplanes out of Legos a...

Bill Suffa

As Bill Suffa’s father fell deeper into the disconnected, distorted, unforgiving depths of Alzheimer’s disease, the doctor suggested that old photographs might ...

Dale Sutherland

Dale was nineteen years old the day he was idling at a stoplight in Rosslyn, Virginia, watching the pedestrians crossing the street. Suddenly, he was overcome b...

Carolyn Thompson

When James Laflamme asked Carolyn to marry him, he picked out a yellow diamond wedding ring because he wanted the token to be unique, like her. When he placed i...

Joe V. Travez

Nine hours. That was the duration of the propeller plane flight that took five-year-old Joe Travez from his old life to his new life. The Andes Mountains of Qui...

Rosemarie Truman

People, industries, and the world. Ever since she was a little girl, Rosemarie Truman watched her father change the course of history itself through his drive a...

Mitchell Weintraub

Mitch Weintraub was two weeks into his freshman year at the University of Maryland when his father lost his job as the sales manager for a Fortune 500 company. ...