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  • The Stories We Tell Matter

    By Susan Esther Barnes

    October 26, 2016 | 1:00 am

    A lot has been said in the past few years about microaggressions and their impact. On one hand, I can see how these things may sound like small potatoes to someone who isn’t feeling their impact, and I do believe that sometimes people make too much out of too little. However, I can...

  • Money can’t buy love for Sumner Redstone

    By Danielle Berrin

    March 31, 2016 | 8:18 am

    The only bright spot in Vanity Fair’s 8,000-word saga about the “Game of Thrones”-like deceptions governing ailing mogul Sumner Redstone’s final days — are his funeral instructions. 

    “He want[s] to be buried in a ‘simple pine box,’ ” William D. Cohan, the article’s author writes,...

  • Cutting someone out of will can leave a legacy of pain

    By Soriya Daniels

    August 2, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Steve Kaplan had just finished sitting shiva for his mother when he was dealt another blow: He had been written out of her will.

    No written explanation. Not a word.

    He was shocked, having believed his entire life that he and his mother were close. Kaplan (not his real name) was...