Ken went to Vietnam the way many did — involuntarily. For a large part of the year and a half he was there, the U.S. military decided he was to be a sniper. Someone whose sole job was to psychologically dismantle the enemy, to play mind games with them, to instill fear in them — […]
Amsterdam’s Red Light district consists of street after street, alley after alley lined with windows occupied by women of every age, ethnicity and body type. After six months of witnessing this, I had to know how it worked. How they worked. What these women in the windows thought. What they did. What they didn’t do. […]
Carley wanted to teach in Africa. The Peace Corps wanted her in Zimbabwe. Mugabe wanted her (and every other white person) out. Here is a bit of her story. Zimbabwe is going through a lot these days. What was it like when you were there?
I have spent the last 5 months walking, running and stumbling past the “women in the windows” in Amsterdam’s Red Light District. The questions that ran through my head were never ending and never answered. One day, I just had to stop and ask. This is what one of them had to say: How did […]
Somewhere, somehow, and probably more than once – you have screwed up – big time. As doing so is practically a prerequisite to adulthood, it is likely that many of your super sized screw-ups occurred at a relatively young age. Now, imagine if just one of those coming of age disasters became the scuttlebutt of […]