A normal Thursday afternoon turned for the worst for Michele Kinloch when she stumbled upon a strange young woman in her bedroom. Continue reading
Jesse Lewis left a message for his family that remains a driving force in his mother’s life as she moves to bring compassion into public school curriculum. The 6-year-old’s prophetic message? Nurturing Healing Love. Continue reading
A former defendant in a hate crime trial claims the prosecutor should have recused himself from trying the case because of a lack of objectivity. Legal experts say the connection is not enough to warrant a conflict of interest, however.
Sally Knowlton-Keen lost her shoe in the logy muck of a Darien marsh back in 1959. She was 7, and her family had just bought a home on Edgehill Drive for $35,000. But losing her shoe wasn’t a horrific moment, as it might have been for some children. Instead it was the beginning of a deep reverence for this natural habitat; a reverence fueled by a curiosity and wonder that has stayed with her over the past half century.But these days, Knowlton-Keen fears something far worse than losing footwear — the death of the marsh itself. Continue reading
It is Monday morning, and Kimberly Jefferson stares at a stack of new applications for food stamps. Continue reading
Times were tough for Eleanor Beard after an accident nearly paralyzed her hands 13 years ago. She was able to get a job with DTH Contract Services, the company that the Virginia Department of Transportation hires to maintain the state’s 42 rest areas. Continue reading