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May 31, 2017

Music and Its Maker: A Love Story

  Kate Kelly had given up. Enough was enough. She was tired. Tired of moving from teacher to teacher. Tired of having her voice suppressed. Instead of fostering her raw, organic talents, the people hired to help only became roadblocks. It’s easy to see why she […]
January 30, 2016

A Bitter Pill Leads To A Better Way

Hanson Eskridge turned his cell phone off early one morning in October 2009. It had been ringing all day. He owed people money. A lot of money. Later that evening, a car pulled into the driveway of his parents’ home unannounced. It was a drug […]
January 29, 2016

Lagniappe Takes You Gator Huntin’ On The Delta

Beams of sunlight crept through as the fog settled on the Tensaw River signifying dawn’s approach – that’s when it happened. The horrifically exciting sound of 30-pound, braided test, fishing line being stripped violently from a Shimano reel filled the air, breaking the silence that […]
January 2, 2016

A Sudanese Family’s Incredible Journey To Mobile

Running from death isn’t a realistic option, but it was the only one Ayen Kuot had. Seated in the living room of her Midtown Mobile home, Ayen spoke to her 16-year-old daughter, Atong, telling her of their hard times in Sudan, Africa. “The people came […]