Disturbed child risks all, finds himself

disturbed child -= Cover image for Eccles Cakes showing author as a boy, smiling

Jonathan Fryer’s moving account of  a disturbed child  who  comes of age is fraught with obstacles in his path to self-awareness. He must follow his best instincts to learn about the world, although it requires arduous travel and great risks, tech biggest …

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Houston, can you read me? –Heartbroken in St. Louis

St. Louis, Sept. 1, 2017: Hurricane Harvey has devastated Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city. While capable first responders, an able governor and alert local officials  have worked around the clock and taken decisive measures to rescue marooned residents and begin recovery, …

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Guam: America retook it at great cost

Ben on Guam

In light of North Korea’s threats to attack Guam, we should consider the sacrifice America made to retake and hold what American military leaders called “the  key to the Pacific.” This strategic island in the Marianas chain includes Guam, Saipan and Tinian, …

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Writers conference founders receive Superheroes award

Last weekend, St. Louis Writers Guild’s Board presented Brad R. Cook, event chairman, and David A. Lucas, President, with the new Superheroes award, in recognition of their audacity, leadership and success in creating a new event on the St. Louis literary calendar. …

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