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Stories from the BP oil spill

Article: Stories from the BP oil spill

As I’ve noted before, news on the impact of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has pretty much dried up since the oil company put caps in place on the leaking wellhead… no more oil spewing, no more stories to tell. While that may be the MO of the mainstream media, numerous other outlets realize that the story continues along the Gulf Coast as people deal with the continued economic impact of the spill, as well as fears about health and environmental issues still to surface.

"Have I met the expectations you had for me when I was born?"

Article: "Have I met the expectations you had for me when I was born?"

Q&A from StoryCorps on Vimeo. Although this is an older item, it’s re-circulating around the blogosphere today with Mother’s Day coming up this weekend. In 2006 as part of StoryCorps (an “oral history project collecting stories around the nation, as friends and family members interview each other in a mobile recording booth”) 12-year-old Joshua Littman,…