Joanne Green

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  • 8 years ago | Longform

    When security guard Jorge Aparicio arrived at the DuPont Plaza in downtown Miami for his 7:00 a.m. shift Thursday October 16, 1986, Biscayne Boulevard was still cloaked in darkness. Aside from the sleepy-eyed staff trickling into work, the hotel w...

  • 8 years ago | Longform

    When Japanese soldiers stormed the quiet Philippine village of San Juan one morning in January 1942, 11-year-old Narcisa Claveria was at home. Her parents and eight of her nine siblings milled about nearby, oblivious. By the time the Imperial Army...

  • 8 years ago | Longform

    With his dad's video camera in one hand and a borrowed field light in the other, 18-year-old aspiring filmmaker Lee Anthony Cipolla, accompanied by two buddies from Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High School, sneaked into a condo construction site und...

  • 8 years ago

    Dr. G Spot (Filed under: Flotsam) "Call Dr. G Spot!" the announcer cries out on FM radio station Y-100, in an ad sandwiched between up-tempo songs extolling the various virtues of bumping, winding, and grinding. Tamarac gynecologist Dr. Michael Be...

  • 8 years ago | Longform

    From his seat in the rear of a sparsely furnished room on the second floor of Miami Shores Baptist Church, the immaculately groomed Joe Alicea — a self-described former homosexual — leans back, kicks up a shiny black shoe, and crosses ...

  • 8 years ago | Longform

    With a sudden burst of energy, fourteen-year-old Jason Draper lunges toward his older, more accomplished opponent and brings his sword crashing down. There are two minutes left in the match, and the five-foot four-inch, hazel-eyed teen faces an al...

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