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God Sees

Photo by Thomas Leuthard

Photo by Thomas Leuthard

By Liz Chang

I have never seen him glow with such a peaceful smile before. It was full of joy and deep reward for all the years he chose commitment and steadfast loyalty to care for her. He continues to care for her, but things have changed. She is not the same person he knew from three months ago, but perhaps he sees more of the woman he married 27 years ago. (more…)

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Jiro’s Dream

Photo by Kanko*

Photo by Kanko*

By Wendy Choy-Chan

Last night, I watched a documentary about an  85-year-old Japanese sushi chef, Jiro. He has worked non-stop for 75 years, from being an apprentice to running his own sushi restaurant, doing the same routine day in and day out.  What keeps him going?

At the beginning, it was work or nothing. (more…)

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Photo by Josiah Mackenzie

Photo by Josiah Mackenzie

By Jerrica Ching

On Saturday, October 4th, I ran a 5K in Portland.  Three months before this run I had told myself that I would run every single day to build up my stamina and to ensure that I would not burn out for the actual race.  (more…)

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Photo by Anna Hape

By Liz Chang

I try to make a trip across the country to visit my parents at least twice a year. My parents have lived in the same apartment since 1997. For the past several years, I’ve come to notice something about the apartment: something looks different each time I visit. (more…)

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