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Forgiving and Giving

By the staff of St. Francis Community Services “What can we do to get along?” This question was asked to 76 children and teens at the beginning of last year’s summer camp at St. Francis Community Services – Midtown Center. Their answers often reflected the impact of growing up amid Read More

Covering “Snow vs. Wade”

As a reporter, I’m often faced with the task of making quick decisions. Covering this year’s March for Life was probably one of the biggest stories that put my decision-making to the test. This year’s march was scheduled on a Friday, January 22. In preparation, photographer Lisa Johnston and I Read More

Protecting the Holy Innocents

Fear and uncertainty sometimes drive people to do the unthinkable. Consider the story of King Herod of Judea, who centuries ago ordered the killing of any boys two years and younger living in the area of Bethlehem. Fearful of losing the throne to a newborn “King of the Jews,” Herod Read More

A Lesson in Jumping

My first assignment for the St. Louis Review was a grade school principal’s retirement party. The second was a first-grade pizza party. The last was Ferguson, on the 1-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s death. What happened in between?  I learned to jump. The first week on the job, I looked Read More

A Pearl of Wisdom

By Colleen Dulle Late one Thursday night, my best friend, Alyssa, and I flew down a quiet Highway 40, chatting about how much we love our jobs.  Granted, this was an easy thing to say: we’d just seen an excellent production of the critically-acclaimed Emmeline at Opera Theatre St. Louis Read More