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Giving Scripts Some Poetic Justice

Take one look at one of playwright Adam Seelig’s scripts and you’ll see this is no ordinary play. The sentences are irregularly scattered across the page with no punctuation, sparsely placed words and … [Read More...]

Running To Remember

In 2005, Brato Bhabok crossed the finish line at the Terry Fox Run with tears in his eyes. It’s not that it was the first time he accomplished the feat. In fact, he has run the race every year … [Read More...]

No Bull: Michael Roberts’ Story of Redemption

This story originally appeared in the April, 2011 issue of Downhome. Michael Roberts’ face is a canvas of pain. Almost his entire body is draped in ink, from faces and flames to skulls and … [Read More...]

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