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tom-lucas's picture
Jan.10.2013
  I had this friend when I was a kidHe lived in a big houseAnd had a lot of toysHis dad drove a red convertibleAnd hand-loomed rugs in the basement I didn’t see his mom there but she wasDidn’t see his parents much One day he started to bully meThis went on for a few yearsHe got meaner and...
kelly-jean-rice's picture
Jan.10.2013
 I don’t want my mom to call me a bitch anymore.  Beneath my soul, you were all I really ever knew.  I am not amused by regular humor.  The ability to see through people, is surreal.  I love that feeling of the  growling when I’m starving.  I can’t deny that I do...
michael-seidel's picture
Dec.20.2012
The nation has reacted after the Sandy Hook Elementary School where children were killed by a young man walking around with a legal automatic weapon, procured from his mother's house.   I liked it better when I thought of towns called Newton and thought of Fig Newtons, named after Newton...
kim-packard's picture
Dec.15.2012
Some sources say that 1 out of 88 children is autistic. http://www.cdc.gov/features/countingautism/ Autism spectrum disorders include Rett Syndrome and Fragile X Syndrome caused by genetic mutations, classic autism (nonverbal and nonengaging) as well as "high functioning autism" (likely to be above...
janet-ruth-heller's picture
Oct.27.2012
In October, Sylvan Dell Publishing released the third paperback edition of How the Moon Regained Her Shape, my book about bullying.  The book is also now out in a “Fun eReader” iPad App. Also, Publishers Weekly recommends How the Moon Regained Her Shape in an...
grant-mckenzie's picture
Oct.26.2012
To any teenager reading this who is feeling bullied and harassed or thinks life doesn’t get better after high school — you’re wrong. It does. Because as you grow older, you also grow wiser. I know, I know, adults are stupid, but indulge this one a moment and let me whisper a few hard-earned words....
cynthia-brian's picture
Sep.19.2012
    Youngjoo Ahn  and Rachel Glass co-host the fourth episode in our Tough Talk Series in collaboration with Youth Voice in San Diego. Today’s subject is peer abuse, peer pressure,  and teen bullying with 17 year old guest, Joseline Suarez, a peer educator for Gang Reduction,...
jill-jepson's picture
Aug.22.2012
When I was in Venice with my sister and her husband, we stopped at an outdoor café for lunch. The wait staff, all women, were Chinese. I don’t know if they were having trouble with the language or were just inexperienced, but they were struggling — getting orders wrong, forgetting to...
walter-rimler's picture
Jul.19.2012
  When I was five years old I lived next door to a kid, Stephen Millstein (or was it Millstone?), who introduced me to life on planet earth by beating me up each day. I was a skinny guy, he was fat. I'd walk out of my apartment, look up, let the warm Los Angeles sun baste my face, inhale the...
barry-eva's picture
Jun.19.2012
“If I Could Be Like Jennifer Taylor” is the debut book of Barbara Ehrentreu my guest on today’s “A Book and a Chat”. After years of teaching Barbara took a workshop as a requirement for my Master Degree at Manhattan Ville College with the late Paula Danziger. Required for that workshop was to...