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My brother Eddie (far left), my parents, and I (1998)

After multiple cancer surgeries, medical procedures, and my brother Eddie's death, my mother passed in her sleep at the age of 83. The final five years of her life were full of chemotherapy, grief, and steady decline.

Quality of Life became less and less. As my mother’s situation worsened, she…

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“We are all broken and full of cracks. That’s how the light gets in.” ― Leonard Cohen

Leave it to the brain trust of David Chase and his fingerprints tackling the gangster genre. The Many Saints of Newark is fun, over-the-top, and yet original. The movie also pays tribute to…

The way things are trending across the Internet and this site these days, I’m not surprised by the bullshit I’ve been seeing. One writer made fifty bucks last month and crowed like they’re the second coming of Stephen King.

I didn’t know that your first one-thousand dollar month jumpstarts a…

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With the 20-year commemoration of the 2001 Terrorist Attacks upon us, I’d rather focus on the national strides we’ve made as a whole. Instead of dwelling on the falling skies of the newborn 20s, I’d rather incorporate an optimistic outlook. That includes going forward.

Let us never forget — the…

Phil Rossi

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