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The never ending possibility of becoming my mother

The never ending possibility of becoming my mother

Melissa Joseph, Editor // November 19, 2020

I remember the day my mom told me she was addicted to meth.  My pale legs lazily slumped against the car door as my head rested on the window.  It was an early afternoon in August. I was...

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Amy Winehouse documentary; what her family didn’t want you to see

Kristina Martinez // September 7, 2015

Before seeing her documentary, I already loved Amy Winehouse. It's not easy for anyone to watch her decline and the events that led up to her death. Winehouse's drug problem was made into a laughing matter...

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