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From Saint Boniface to the CIA

E. A. Allen says his life as a CIA Intelligence Officer, historian, teacher, and writer began in the shadows of Saint Boniface Church and…

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The Little Juice Shop That Could

Wilson Wood, who’s thirty-one, recently opened Native Nectar – a juice shop – in the same shopping center as Ozark Natural Foods in Fayetteville,…

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Mob Boss of The Chicken Mafia

As Cody Sosebee flies over Las Vegas, he thinks about home. Earlier today he woke at dawn, pulled on his overalls and muck boots…

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Doc

Stoney Stamper is the author of the popular parenting blog, The Daddy Diaries. He and his wife April have three daughters: Abby, Emma and…

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All God’s Creatures

Leaves are whipping across the street just outside Bill Rebsamen’s Fort Smith, Arkansas home. In the days to come a foot of snow will…

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Letters Home

In 1944, when the world was at war, the draft found Austin “Skinny” Bell Swearingen. At eighteen, he’d seen little outside of Cecil, Arkansas,…

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Two Artists in a Tiny House

In a house that’s only 700 square feet, in a town that’s yet to surpass the 400 mark in population, two artists with big…

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The Heart of Christmas

Bing Crosby’s playing in the background, and the talk in the common room at this long-term care facility is about what the holidays used…

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Yoga with Terri and Miles

“OK, Miles, let’s start.” Terri Hargrove sits down on a thin blue foam mat and folds her legs into a classic yoga pose. Next…