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Breaking the Chains: Former Slave Simon Deng Marches for Freedom

March 21, 2006

From The New York Daily News

by HEATHER ROBINSON

March 21, 2006

“As a child, I was abducted and taken into slavery, at a time most people assumed slavery was a thing of the past,” says Simon Deng, 45, to a reporter over coffee in an upper East Side cafe on a recent sunny...

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Lessons in Life

February 27, 2006

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From the New York Daily News
February 27, 2006

“I try to wear a suit most days,” says Frank Jump, explaining why he looks dapper. It’s not the uniform you’d expect for a teacher at an elementary school in a gritty...

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So, Are New Yorkers Jerks?

October 29, 2000

From Time Out New York Student Guide,

by HEATHER ROBINSON

Fall 2000

Our completely unscientific survey of random pedestrians says: Fuhgeddaboutit!

Whenever I go home to Pittsburgh I cross paths with my Aunt Tess, who never fails to recount the story of her trip through Grand Central Terminal...

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What’s Brewing

February 28, 2000

From New York Magazine

by HEATHER ROBINSON

Americans tend to have lukewarm feelings about tea. Ever since the Boston Tea Party, the drink simply hasn’t gotten the respect it deserves. It’s not unusual to walk into a midtown deli looking for a cup of coffee and be faced...

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Rush Hashana

September 13, 1999

From New York Magazine

by HEATHER ROBINSON

It’s that time of the year again, when the wail of the shofar is about to rise, signaling the start of the Jewish New Year and putting you, if you’re a good but fair-weather Jew who doesn’t belong to a synagogue, into a panic...

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