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Redefining “disabled”

January 29, 2014
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My article about Lauren DeBruicker, the new chair of the board of Inglis, ran in today’s Inquirer. Inglis is a non-profit that helps people with physical limitations live independently or provides them 24-hour care if they wish. A great organization that’s been around for more than 100 years, but still has a relatively low...

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Katrina’s effects still linger

January 20, 2014
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Dot McLeod, who lost her home and her cat in Hurricane Katrina, died Jan. 12. I met Dot after the storm, telling her story in both The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Philadelphia Daily News. Her only wish was to return to New Orleans. She...

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Saints vs. Eagles: Can’t we all be friends?

January 16, 2014
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Friends at The New Orleans Advocate asked me to write about our cities going head to head in a playoff game a few weeks ago. I did that a few years ago and the death threats came flying at me. Still, I’m up for...

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Back to Posting!

January 14, 2014
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Took some time off from updating the site but not from writing. I thought I’d share a few of my legacy.com pieces here. I have so much fun doing...

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What does your bumper sticker say about you?

September 25, 2013
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That’s the premise of this Philadelphia Inquirer story.

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Welcome home, Sarah!

August 27, 2013
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Sarah Murnaghan came home from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia today, two new lungs in place and working. Sarah has cystic fibrosis and has been gravely ill for the...

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