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For the least of us

Submitted 10-23-2013 under VOICES

In August of 2012, my wife and I found ourselves unable to pay for basic necessities. As a result, we discovered how local food pantries play a role in the lives of the needy.

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Marie Catrib: A Chef's Memoriam

Submitted 06-07-2013 under VOICES

Marie Catrib made so much more for our community than good food.

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Join me: Becoming a Rapidian reporter as a new resident and new writer

Submitted 05-15-2013 under VOICES

The Rapidian is truly Grand Rapids' news source. It belongs entirely to the people living in this city.

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Join me: How I got into journalism

Submitted 05-15-2013 under VOICES

The Rapidian has helped me become a professional reporter.

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Join me: From photographer to photojournalist to storyteller

Submitted 05-15-2013 under VOICES

The Rapidian gave me real world experience as my training ground as a photojournalist and writer.

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Dear Silver Spork, It's not you... It's me...

Submitted 05-06-2013 under VOICES

My food truck memoir, with memories and lessons learned in the two years running the Silver Spork as a new resident of Grand Rapids.

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Plans for Grand Rapids hostel still in the works, but ideas are evolving

Submitted 04-21-2013 under VOICES

Founders of the anticipated Stay Hostel are learning and rolling with the punches as they struggle to get vision off the ground.

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I'm not making this up

Submitted 04-05-2013 under VOICES

Growing up and growing more confident without cosmetics.

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BARE showcases a cappella music to benefit Cook Arts Center

Submitted 04-04-2013 under VOICES

Musicians and spectators came together this past Saturday for a night of simple music.

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Finding Home premieres with music from Valentiger

Submitted 03-29-2013 under VOICES

I reflect on a decade of original music set to film at the red carpet screening of the Michigan-made, Finding Home.

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