Saving a Neighborhood with Birdhouses

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Dan Szczesny returns to his old haunting grounds and finds hope amid the decay.

Cups of Opportunity Prove Sweet to At-Risk Youth

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CUPs Coffeehouse founder Brian Gray teaches young adults they CAN make a difference.

Does a Picture Really Last Longer?

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Are we doing good deeds out of compassion, or a selfish need to prove something to other people with photographs?

My Hometown: Ghosts in Central Louisiana

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Bill Murphy swore he would never go back to his hometown that was full of abuse and turmoil. But then something unexpected brought him back.

The Ugly Way Home

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A lesson from a rickshaw driver and one way that Veronica Grace keeps herself in tune with those less fortunate.

What My White Neighbor Taught Me in Memphis: On Race, Crime, and Community

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Dr. Darron Smith wants to change the way we equate being black and male with crime.

Dear John: I Think My Boss Is Having An Affair

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A boss who might be having an affair, a friend going crazy with tattoos, and neighbors who are suddenly dog-crazy.

Dear John: My Neighbor Is A Pervert

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Dear John addresses a guy next door watching porn, a girlfriend posing nude for art school, and a passive-aggressive neighbor.

A Neighborhood Boy with No Parents Around

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Would you help a neighbor in need?

Living in Gratitude

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Compassion doesn’t have a zip code.

What’s a Man To Do? New Work for 2012 and Beyond

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Find the new good life.