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More from City Paper

Let’s stick to a theme. I’d like to share two recent pieces I wrote for Philadelphia City Paper. The first is about the HiV-fighting drug Truvada and how it can make a huge difference in people’s lives, and yet not…

City Paper cover story

Barbershops are more than places to get a hair cut. They’re gathering places, make-shift therapy offices, news centers. My latest story in City Paper looks at some local barber shops and outreach organizations using their influence for everything from violence…

Food, glorious food

I’ve been doing a fair share of food writing recently. My latest story appeared this week in The Philadelphia Inquirer. The subject? To tip or not to tip? That’s not a question at these Philly restaurants. In January, I looked…

Redefining “disabled”

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…

Katrina’s effects still linger

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…

Back to Posting!

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 them, exploring people’s lives. The story from my October offerings that…