Homework From a Homeless Man

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I’d been teaching all day, but when I met Walt I realized I had quite a bit to learn.

Philadelphia’s Decriminalization of Marijuana is the Model to Follow.

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It is high time for a drug policy grounded in science, compassion, economics and health and human rights

The First Black Mayor of Philadelphia and His Story of Service

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Approaching 80 years strong, Reverend W Wilson Goode, Sr., still serves the community.

The Story Behind the Drumsticks I’ve Never Used

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Christopher “Flood the Drummer®” Norris has never used the drumsticks awarded to him for winning the 2008 Drum-Off Store Championships. He’s considering removing them from the plastic for DrumDuel®.

One Letter Away From (D)anger

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Tree hugging hippie pacifist Edie Weinstein discovers that anger can be a positive emotion when used for good.

Man of Compassion- An (Almost) Exclusive Interview With the Dalai Lama

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Edie Weinstein still shakes her head in wonder at the epic meeting that took place in 2oo8 as she lived a 20 year journalistic dream.

Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

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Edie Weinstein is ready to don her red shoes for a good cause along with hundreds of spike heeled men. Oh, and she’ll shave her legs for the occasion.

The Game I Played Growing Up in Philly

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Reminiscing on the good ol’ days reminded me to always find time to play.

Affluenza: Plagued With the Complexion for the Protection

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Those who are afflicted by it show no sense of urgency to be cured.