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2001 Stories by Susan Eastman

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  • Dred, You Got Okra?

    published December 27, 2001

    When Ignatius Murray turned eighteen, his father went to the official registry of Westmoreland Parish in southwestern Jamaica and signed over the... More >>

  • Sylvia's Story

    published November 1, 2001

    I had been told a lot of different things about Sylvia Worrell before I ever met her, and I still don't know after meeting her which ones are... More >>

  • 1984 and Counting

    published September 27, 2001

    It happened in the waning days of one of the greatest orgies of conspicuous consumption in American history, an era when investors threw millions... More >>

  • Of Pain and place

    published September 20, 2001

    Close to HomeThey met at Victory Hospital back in August 1962. My mother had just given birth to me, but owing to problems during the... More >>

  • Our Lady of the Projects

    published July 5, 2001

    Please look to the left of this text. Thank you. You are very good at following directions. That woman with the dead-ahead gaze, the determined... More >>

  • Use It or Lose It

    published July 5, 2001

    Alphonso Branch is doing his part -- Monday through Friday, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. -- as a janitor at the Culmer-Overtown Neighborhood Center. The... More >>

  • With Enough Money

    published May 24, 2001

    Lee Lawrence grabbed a bagful of trash and pushed open the front door to his convenience store. He was on his way to the Dumpster. As he stepped... More >>

  • The Eviction Addiction

    published March 8, 2001

    Jack Giralt hoped he'd have his mother's luck. She'd lived to be 84 without so much as a day's illness. But any chance of that evaporated one... More >>

  • A Moveable Feast of Lawsuits

    published March 1, 2001

    Before a nerve disease stole his independence, Martin Marcus lived a richly diverse life. He trained thoroughbred horses, manufactured hot tubs,... More >>

  • Mural, Mural on the Wall, Who's the Most Offended One of All?

    published February 8, 2001

    When a beloved mural of Martin Luther King, Jr., vanished from the corner of NW Seventh Avenue and 62nd Street in early November, it jolted a... More >>

  • Welcome to the Cruel World

    published January 18, 2001

    Marilyn Bell moves a white plastic chair, approved for outdoor use by the Miami-Dade... More >>

  • Distant Neighbors

    published January 18, 2001

    Richard Bliss found paradise in 1977. That was the year he bought a large parcel of land in the Biscayne Gardens neighborhood of North Miami-Dade... More >>

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