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Use your lives wisely, my friends, and conserve these precious freedoms for

Use your lives wisely, my friends, and conserve these precious freedoms for future generations.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

I was lucky. A lot of people have that. People that don't tell you what you

I was lucky. A lot of people have that. People that don't tell you what you want to hear, but what's best for you. I was blessed with great friends. I was always blessed that way. My dad always kept good people around me. I just got lucky. Because of the
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

Out of all my friends, I believe I'm the only kid whose dad made us work to

Out of all my friends, I believe I'm the only kid whose dad made us work to cut rebars; we laid bricks in construction sites and did other real work every summer for minimum wage. Our dad said that it's important in the future that when we tell people to
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

I remember going on carriage rides with Dad when we'd visit. I think quiet

I remember going on carriage rides with Dad when we'd visit. I think quiet L.A. suited him better, but he loved to see shows here, he loved to visit his friends in the Hamptons.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

I grew up in Greenwich Village. Dad was friends with John Lennon and Yoko O

I grew up in Greenwich Village. Dad was friends with John Lennon and Yoko Ono.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

Sometimes, being a single mother, I miss the freedom. I see my other friend

Sometimes, being a single mother, I miss the freedom. I see my other friends with kids, and when they go out for a drink, it is the dad that stays in.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

My dad always jokes that we should have a reality TV show because my friend

My dad always jokes that we should have a reality TV show because my friends and I pull crazy stunts, like putting Saran Wrap on the toilet.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

They have had such a crazy life living with me as their dad. Not crazy but

They have had such a crazy life living with me as their dad. Not crazy but different from their friends.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

I mean, my dad's a television producer, and I knew I could get a job as an

I mean, my dad's a television producer, and I knew I could get a job as an assistant or a reader with one of his friends, but it wasn't exactly what I wanted to do.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

I was always embarrassed because my dad wore a suit and my mother wore flat

I was always embarrassed because my dad wore a suit and my mother wore flat pumps and a cozy jumper while my friends' parents were punks or hippies.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

My dad worked two jobs and moved us to the suburbs, and just being a black

My dad worked two jobs and moved us to the suburbs, and just being a black person, I went through a lot of racism and being called names and being bullied every single day. And it was hard. I didn't have any friends.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

We came to Portland because there was a good alternative public school. Fri

We came to Portland because there was a good alternative public school. Friends who lived there told me about it, and my son loved it. I left his dad and went to work slinging hash in a breakfast diner and working nights tending bar in a biker tavern.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago