Stories we Tell

My Bubbie Always Told Me

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My Bubbie also always told me, “You gotta do what you gotta do, to get where you wanna get.” Whenever I’m feeling lazy or unmotivated I picture my Bubbie saying that to me. This helps me to remember if I want to be successful and go places in life I have to work for it. No one is handed anything and Sonia Sotomayor is a perfect example of that.

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Eat U Philly

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Enjoy as four food and video enthusiasts tear through Philly in search of the perfect meal on a budget, sharing their transit stories, food stories, and stories expressed through brief interpretive dance. What else could you wish for?

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The Dream That Found Me

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When I opened that book it felt like I was opening a door into a new life. Dramatic? I agree, but true! I couldn’t bring my self to read anything. The whole thing was like eye candy: colorful images popping out of the pages like a movie playing out in front of me. Like any other well-crafted objects, we tend to forget that it didn’t make itself. Someone drew this. That’s when I thought, “Ptsh, I can do that!” And so began my pursuit. After all, this is America right? The land of opportunity where you can make a living drawing cartoons on a piece of paper. I promised my self a bite from that American dream.

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Continuing the Story

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Fanfiction, for those who do not know, is exactly what it sounds. It is the action of writing stories about characters and worlds someone else has already written or made television shows, movies, and any number of other kinds of media about. It is an entire community of people who cannot or will not let go of their old favorites – where all of the “what ifs” of a series become “Alternate Universe fics” and all the characters you wanted to get together, can.

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