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Ask the Rust

By Sean-Taro Nishi, After being kicked out of my ex’s apartment I had to move back in with my old man. You’d think after beating prostate cancer last December he’d be grateful to have me back. But no. He says I need to pay rent if I want to stay

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Homeless man drug and alcohol addict sitting alone and depressed on the street in winter clothes feeling anxious cold and lonely, social documentary concept dramatic black and white image

Ask the Rust

By Sean-Taro Nishi, After being kicked out of my ex’s apartment I had to move back in with my old man. You’d think after beating prostate cancer last December he’d be grateful to have me back. But no. He says I need to pay rent if I want to stay

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Caring

By Jowita Bydlowska He looked exactly the same as he did on the Apps, in the picture with the baseball hat. He ordered a slice

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Rats in Disguise

By Danila Botha, I can still see myself standing there, the small, reused brown box in my open palm. My mom had to remind me

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The Washable Dream

By Kirsten Smith “Kindness. Compassion. Humanity.” Cherry had written Rand’s words in green permanent marker on a hot pink sticky note during her Support Agent

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The Ram’s Gift

By Leah Lax, Abraham woke early one morning, saddled his donkey himself (not a job to delegate, this sacrifice), and tied a bundle of kindling

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The #ShabbatChallenge

By Leah Eichler It started as a TikTok and snowballed from there. In the original post, six 13-year-old girls from Shaliach, a Jewish sleepover camp

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The Graduation Party

By Shane Plassenthal, Clifton is going away. Paul is thrilled. He finds every excuse to talk about it to anyone who listen. Just yesterday when

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