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Greenberg's View
Cartoon: Corporations and legislation

A cartoon by Steve Greenberg. REMOVE

Film
Filmmaker Documents a Chance Encounter That Changed Lives

Eight years ago, on a street in Gondar, Ethiopia, a chance meeting between a young Ethiopian girl and an American Jewish doctor would change their lives forever. And it would have a similar effect on the woman who happened to be there to witness the encounter, becoming the

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Calendar May 2-8

Calendar May 2-8, 2015. REMOVE

50 Plus
New Old Friends

I've recently become close with Abe and Frank, two older guys in my neighborhood. At 90 and 88 respectively, they’re not the typical age of my other friends. At first I wasn’t sure if it was friendship. Maybe they were just humoring me or passing the time. Why would old people want to be friends with me, a 35-year-old?