I Just Want One Day Back!

If you could go back and change one day in your life, would you? A day that in hindsight adversely affected the course of your life and those most important to you. I can say without a doubt that June 13, 2009 is that day for me. A day that should have been a catalyst…

San Francisco billionaire gives $30M to study homelessness

A San Francisco billionaire is donating $30 million to the University of California, San Francisco, to research root causes of homelessness and potential solutions. Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, a city native, has embraced homelessness as a philanthropic cause, pumping millions into a 2018 city measure to tax wealthy companies to pay for homeless services. The…

I Want to Talk About My Son Brooks | By Rich Hill

“There’s no blueprint for how to go on after you’ve lost a newborn child. You just kind of have to try to do the best you can. In whatever way allows you to make it to the next day.” Rich Hill I knew it was going to be bad as soon as I opened that…

A True Hero: Student killed in UNCC shooting praised for fighting gunman

Howell was from Waynesville, North Carolina, a city in the western part of the state near the junction where the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky mountains meet. A student athlete who ran cross-country and played soccer in high school, Howell also participated in Evironthons — events designed to raise awareness about climate issues. A close…