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Elvis Martinez – Part Two

Elvis Martinez – Part Two

Kerri Cooke October 3, 2019 Comments Off on Elvis Martinez – Part Two

Part Two Of A Story Of Second Chances And A Better Life By Kerri Cooke Elvis Martinez had been a child laborer and a fearless migrant in the face of what would have traumatized and even

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Elvis Martinez

Elvis Martinez

Kerri Cooke September 19, 2019 Comments Off on Elvis Martinez

A Story Of Second Chances And A Better Life By Kerri Cooke When people ask Elvis Martinez his name, often he has to take out his license to prove he is not joking. How many

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For The Love of Cats

For The Love of Cats

Kerri Cooke September 19, 2019 Comments Off on For The Love of Cats

Hobo Hotel Marks Its 20th Anniversary By Kerri Cooke When I walk into Hobo Hotel, cats are frolicking in the lobby, hanging out by windows or lying under chairs. The room is more playground

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Barrett Freeland

Barrett Freeland

Kerri Cooke August 5, 2019 Comments Off on Barrett Freeland

To The National Horse Cutting Association World Finals And Beyond By Kerri Cooke My motivation and aspiration is the same, being number one or being number five. So that’s the truth. And my goal

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Bacteria And Viruses And Parasites, Oh My!

Bacteria And Viruses And Parasites, Oh My!

Kerri Cooke July 19, 2019 Comments Off on Bacteria And Viruses And Parasites, Oh My!

What’s In The Water You’re Swimming In? By Kerri Cooke The return of sky-high humidity and heat indexes at 100 degrees means it is time for a beach trip.  Summer months are peak beach

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Bulldog Pepper Jelly

Bulldog Pepper Jelly

Kerri Cooke April 4, 2019 Comments Off on Bulldog Pepper Jelly

Two Sisters And ‘The Jelly With A Bite’   By Kerri Cooke “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” — Virginia Woolf I first became acquainted with Bulldog

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The Orphan Trains

The Orphan Trains

Kerri Cooke January 11, 2019 Comments Off on The Orphan Trains

A Tale Of Too Many Children   By Kerri Cooke “When a child of the streets stands before you in rags, with a tear-stained face, you cannot easily forget him. And yet, you are

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Elmer’s Island Airport Plans Scrapped

Elmer’s Island Airport Plans Scrapped

Kerri Cooke November 16, 2018 Comments Off on Elmer’s Island Airport Plans Scrapped

By Kerri Cooke Elmer’s Island is a 1,145-acre wildlife refuge connected to Grand Isle by a small bridge. Previously named Goat Island, it was renamed after dentist Charles Elmer, who ran a small campground

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You Are Not Alone

You Are Not Alone

Kerri Cooke June 7, 2018 Comments Off on You Are Not Alone

New Life Counseling Provides Assistance for Unplanned Pregnancies By Kerri Cooke The state of women’s healthcare in America raises the question of whether we, as a society, are doing the best we can to

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Two Mothers And Their Legacy of Family, Faith And Baseball

Two Mothers And Their Legacy of Family, Faith And Baseball

Kerri Cooke May 17, 2018 Comments Off on Two Mothers And Their Legacy of Family, Faith And Baseball

By Kerri Cooke  It’s a sunny Friday afternoon when Natalie LeBlanc welcomes me into her impeccably beautiful two-story home. I am immediately struck by pristine white walls, the neutral colors of a tapestry depicting an

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