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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,…

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…

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…

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…

What Babe Built

The Razorbacks are playing today and all of Fayetteville, Arkansas is dressed in red. At the Farmers’ Market on the town square, some have…

The Last Days of Sergeant Grady

The small black-and-white photo of a cross erected in Belgium in the 1940s is what Jim Grady remembers most about his father. The image…