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December 01 2014

I have always loved cars.

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November 01 2014

My parents met in 1954. Dad was in the Air Force, and Mom worked as a bookkeeper.

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October 02 2014

I felt as if someone were watching me as I walked by the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, in downtown Kalamazoo.

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August 28 2014

What’s in a name? For the past 128 years, many people here in Kalamazoo County would say “a lot,” especially when the name is W.E.

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June 01 2014

After serving in the U.S.

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April 01 2014

“We regret to inform you that, due to her doctor’s recommendation, Aretha Franklin has withdrawn from her scheduled performance.” Thus be

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March 01 2014

I am lying on the cold, hard concrete floor of what feels like a giant cage.

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February 01 2014

Another Valentine’s Day, and the newspaper, magazines and bulletin boards are full of messages of love.

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January 01 2014

The house was not what I had imagined for me and my boys.

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