One night after he was medically discharged from the army in April 2000, former Lt.-Gen. Roméo Dallaire drank most of a bottle of scotch in his Hull, Que., apartment before he opened a metal box containing his father’s medals and his 50-year-old razor.
Early in Ralph Ellison's 1952 novel Invisible Man, the story's unnamed, African-American narrator recalls a story of retreating to his rent-free basement apartment, lighting a "reefer," and dropping the needle on his favourite phonograph record, Louis Armstrong's "Black and Blue."
AMONG THE CONCRETE and rubble left behind after an Israeli shelling, there is no room for error. Here, where the al-Nahda towers in Beit Lahiya once stood, is where the team Bar Palestine trains, doing chin-ups on rebar and handstands on abandoned foundations.
In a fraCtious campaign, there’s one thing all Americans can agree on: Donald Trump’s concession speech is going to be a doozy. So I just phoned Crooked Hillary to congratulate her on stealing the election. “Good for you,” I said.
Voters in northeastern Ohio's Ottawa County live in what is, by all appearances, an unremarkable area of Midwestern farmland: long, flat country roads strewn with roadkill, corn fields to the horizon, and marinas and campgrounds along the Lake Erie shoreline.
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