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    City of Widows

    In the month of July, when both heat and humidity are at their peak in the holy city of Vrindavan in north India, thousands of devotees stream in ...

    On October 24, 2014 / By
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    Place

    The Tonic of Wildness

    In which a teacher takes her urban high school students to the woods to front "only the essential facts of life." ...

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    Licensed Outlaws

    In Outlaw: Waylon, Willie, Kris, and The Renegades of Nashville, Michael Streissguth is on the authenticity trail. He wants to find it in the guise of the country-music ...

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    Poetry

    The Pain Scale

    Today is a good day so I can offer or try to offer connective parts like connective tissue, invisible: what extends between us. So it isn’t so much offering as pointing out: ...

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