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Help Wanted

HELP WANTED: Night Shift Guard for Morgue  Location: Haven County Hospital We need someone who can accept this job ASAP! Our hospital is widely known for its prosthetic surgeries, but sometimes they do not always go to plan. Reports have been made that the morning shift stuff has been moved around in the morgue, so we…

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Mirrors

Mirrors, the windows to one’s self, people say. I’ve always wondered what that meant as I stare at myself because I don’t like what I see every time I look through it. The scars, acne, stretch marks, folds of my stomach, and all my insecurities scream at such a high pitch it be-comes unbearable. I…

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Moon Night

Legs shiver as if drenched in ice water. A heavy sensation fills my limbs. Slumber is almost by my door, but I try to keep my eyes open. The moonlight by my window makes me think of lullabies. My mother flips the pages of Goodnight Moon. Her dark figure by the bedside, a monster in…

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Surprise

Air knocked out my lungs, tickled. Eyes blaze with shock. Balloons, candles, a cake with cream. Streamers, confetti, blow the fire request dreams. A chorus of cheers, smiles all around. Center of attention, imaginary crown As I close my eyes exhale. Candles silent. Unexpected guests, love, gifts, this big event. Friends, neighbors, family, echos of…

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Between the Margins

My skin does not determine my story a story of how I got here my parents got here or where we live. It does not determine The language I speak My career choice Or the stereotype placed on me. Violent assumptions Of actions I have never Done. A collective Of fear, doubts, concerns That I…

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The Tortoise

He takes his time, moving across your lawn. You didn’t expect him to be there at all. You would’ve saw him at a zoo or an aquarium behind glass, where children of all ages admire his shell, but complain about how slow he is. But there he is, this reptile slowly walking across, his home…

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New Book Covers

It is time for new cover reveals of YA novels that will be coming in 2021. Four new books to dive into that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Have a happy and healthy Sunday and add these to your Book List. All of Us Villains by Amanda Foody and Christine Lynn…

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Five New Novels to Dive Into

Hello everyone it is another day and I am happy to show you new novels that are being released. These five new YA books vary in genre but I hope they find a place on your booklist. Lies Like Wildfire by Jennifer Lynn Alvarez Fire season is on the rise in Gap Mountain, California and…

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MEEK MILL GIFTS TOYS, CLOTHES TO PHILLY FAMILIES IMPACTED BY CRIMINAL SYSTEM

The Philly rapper partnered with Puma, REFORM Alliance, DocuVault and GoPuff, deliver toys, clothes, and game consoles to 35 families who are affected by the prison system. “It’s been a tough year for all of us, but through all the ups and downs, I’ll always do my part to support and give back to the Philly community that…

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As Per The Associated Press: Biden to Receive COVID Vaccine as Trump Remains on Sidelines

The president-elect will receive his first dose of the coronavirus vaccine on live television Monday. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband are expected to receive their first shots next week. But missing from the action has been President Donald Trump, who has spent the last week largely out of sight as he continues to…

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Special Teacher Appreciation Event: Free Screening & Panel Discussion | A TRUSTED SPACE

CFI EDUCATION PRESENTS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ALL IT TAKES AND SWELL SCHOOLS WELL FREE VIRTUAL SCREENING + PANEL DISCUSSION As schools shut down in March and the entire country struggled with the uncertainties and challenges of teaching and learning amidst a pandemic, filmmaker Karin Gornick (Angst, MVFF 2018) and the nonprofit organization All It Takes recognized an…

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New York Police Department officers were undertrained and unprepared during BLM Spring/Summer 2020 Protests, Read Full 115 Page Report

The Department of Investigation released a report on Friday, which found that New York Police Department officers were undertrained and unprepared, and in some cases used “excessive force” against protesters who took to the streets after the death of George Floyd. “I look back with remorse,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said after a city oversight…

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