ARGONAUT NEWS: Finding Jesse

A mother searches for her homeless son on Venice Beach http://argonautnews.com/living-large-in-limbo-finding-jesse/ “Just pay attention to homeless people,” my high school friend Shelly messaged via Facebook when she saw my post from the Venice boardwalk. She sent a photo of her son: a scruffy, huggable-looking guy who suffers from mental illness and has disappeared — again. […] Read more »

ARGONAUT NEWS: Mothers for Fair Child Support

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ARGONAUT NEWS: A Medal of Honor Long Overdue

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ARGONAUT NEWS: Happy Birthday, Heal the Bay

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ARGONAUT NEWS: Nick Ut’s Photo Finish

Pulitzer-winning photographer, in Venice on Saturday, altered the course of history but worries today’s press faces too many roadblocks http://argonautnews.com/living-large-in-limbo-nick-uts-photo-finish/ Can a photo really finish a war? I ask Nick Ut that question. Ut snapped the powerful photograph of the little girl running naked down a road after being burned from napalm dropped on her […] Read more »

ARGONAUT NEWS: Finding Sura

Twelve years after the bombs fell on Baghdad, the enduring spirit of one Iraqi girl remains unforgettable http://argonautnews.com/living-large-in-limbo-finding-sura/ Twelve years ago this week I sat in my Santa Monica apartment glued to coverage of President George W. Bush’s “shock and awe” campaign against Baghdad. The surreal images of bombs exploding in the night sky were […] Read more »

ARGONAUT NEWS: Life Beyond Politics

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