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Huffington Post [Extra]: A Higher Purpose

This week, I stopped at a Fresh & Easy food store to grab something quick for lunch. I love shopping at this chain because each store is filled with a large variety of wholesome and delicious food, making it so...

The Man Known as Sugar Meat

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, is quoted as saying "Without an education, a people will perish." From the moment "The Great Emancipator" set America on the path of the abolishment of slavery, black families have struggled...

My Indie Film Experience Begins

In case you haven’t heard, I began working as an assistant screenwriter on an independent film this January. I won’t rehash the details. However, if you hadn’t heard, you can read my piece in The Huffington Post, titled “Love Is...

Paul Wesley Willrich: He Had the Last Laugh

It was the spring of 1979 when a sedan carrying two young African-American men was stopped by two police cars just as they entered the onramp. It was 9:15 p.m. and they were headed home after a hard shift at...

Love Is Love: Why I Decided to Work on an Indie Film

When I returned to the U.S. in November of 2013, working on a film had never crossed my mind. I just wasn't there. I'd been in Germany since May of 2011, and knew I needed to restart my life here...

A Christmas Tale: A Fruit For The Season

When I heard this story out of Germany, I immediately thought of a quote from Mother Teresa: "Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand."...

Contradictions: Medicare and the Social Security Administration

You're in your mid-40s. You've worked hard all of your life. You own a modest home. Like a good American citizen, you paid your taxes every year. You saved for your retirement in order to comfortably live out your golden...
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As a Man, I No Longer Feel the Need to Apologize For Crying

I recently contributed a personal story to a book titled 101 Awesome Things To Do For Someone Who's Sick. Created by actor and award-winning author Elaine Wilkes, this thought-provoking book is filled with heart-warming stories and wonderful ideas to make...

The Secret Payoff of #NaNoWriMo

It’s November again and that means it’s time for NaNoWriMo 2013! What’s that, you ask? That’s National Novel Writing Month. Every November, wild and crazy writers begin to write a novel (or book) of at least 50,000 words in 30...
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