A native of Prince Edward Island, Canada, André is deeply embedded in a foreign land: the South. The food is fried, the weather is hot, but he still gets up in the morning and tells stories one sentence at time – just like everybody else.
I'm currently employed by Morris Communications at the Ath...
In Madison County, Myanmar refugees build a new home
The purple hulls of lablab beans dangled like a thousand scimitars below a trellis built from young sweet gum trunks. Oblong bitter melons drooped through the bloom-studded canopy, and a thirty-five-year-old man named Eh Kaw Htoo plucked a vegetable from the vine, shaking droplets of cool September rain off the leaves.
Since Election Day isn't considered a national holiday, most Americans will be at the office during the democratic process that decides the fate of our country. A stack of invoices or a complicated project might distract you, but it definitely doesn't take the edge off.
On a crisp fall morning on the eve of the 2016 US presidential election, the bitterness of politics felt a world away inside Mama's Boy, a breakfast restaurant in the college town of Athens, GA. Sweet biscuits silenced rancor. Students, professors, grandparents, and kids shared quiet conversation between the clinks of coffee mugs.