How I Got By Without My Dad

On October 21, 2012 By

Story and Video, Valerie Klinker | New America Media

Right before her high school graduation, Danielle Dokes heard the news. Her dad was being released from prison. She thought her father would get to see her graduate.

But he never showed up.

Danielle, an 18-year-old resident of Richmond, Calif., has seen her father [...]

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Comentario, Edgardo Cervano-Soto

Es seguro que mientras se ve la televisión, un comercial de refresco con una celebridad, músico o deportista pasara al menos una vez. De hecho, para muchas celebridades, que aparecen en comerciales de soda eso simboliza el logro de fama mundial. Piensa en Michael Jackson y Beyonce y los comerciales de Pepsi, [...]

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Blog, Various Authors

Keyannie Norford, 17
I know that no matter what the price of soda is, if I want it I will go get it. As a senior attending De Anza High School, I also know how popular soda is among teens. I used to drink so much soda that it started to [...]

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Is Sugar A Drug?

On October 4, 2012 By

Feature, Jessica Arevalo

A spoonful of sugar is no longer the way to help the medicine go down.

Mary Poppins, with her stern British demeanor and cheeky sense of humor, enthralled generations of families. How many children have since dreamed of having a nanny that could clean their room with nothing but a snap of [...]

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News Report, Malcolm Marshall

RICHMOND, Calif. – Nai Saechao, a first time voter, says she hasn’t made up her mind about Richmond’s so-called soda tax, which is set to appear on this November’s ballot. While she admits obesity is a problem, like other residents here she’s not convinced taxing soda is the solution.
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By April Suwalsky

“Childhood obesity isn’t some simple, discrete issue. There’s no one cause we can pinpoint. There’s no one program we can fund to make it go away. Rather, it’s an issue that touches on every aspect of how we live and how we work.” — First Lady Michelle Obama, Congressional Black Caucus [...]

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