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Daddy Fear

Daddy Fear

Dan Kempner Legacy Columnist I’m a New York Jew, which automatically makes me a little neurotic. It’s in the contract when you join that particular club. New York has a bad reputation, true, but on the other hand, if you could not say, “Oh yeah, I’ve been mugged three...

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The Temptation of Ralph – A Parable

The Temptation of Ralph – A Parable

Jerry Raber Contributor He opened and closed his mouth several times but no sound came out. It reminded Ralph of a penguin gasping for air. The date was January 24, 2015. The time was 9:40 a.m. He was a penguin. This was a penguin-dominated world, The One True Penguin...

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Holding Onto Karen Marie

Holding Onto Karen Marie

Satraipal Rai Guest Writer It was 1987, and I was a teen and coming into my own. It was a time of insecurity, and I was definitely a late bloomer in some facets of life, especially in the realm of dating and women. While most of my friends had girlfriends, I was one...

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Dog Tag Team Honors a Father

Dog Tag Team Honors a Father

Craig Jones Columnist I recently found my dad's US Air Force dog tag. It was in a little cloth bag tied off with a ribbon, and with it were his wedding ring, his college ring and his fishing license. I had never laid eyes on any of these items until that moment. I...

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A Team Meeting … Plus Cops

A Team Meeting … Plus Cops

Crawford Hart Guest Contributor It was our once-a-month team dinner meeting and we’d chosen one of our favorite Irish bars on Third Avenue, somewhere in the low 20’s. The place was crowded, the sidewalks outside were packed, traffic was a nightmare, which none of us...

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Making Me A Better Man

Making Me A Better Man

Jack Brown MDI Contributor I’ve been on a men’s team for going on three decades. I believe I have matured into a good teammate, but I have to say it has been a process. My teams and teammates have provided me enormous opportunities to become a better man. As men, we...

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The Best Team Ever

The Best Team Ever

David Plante Guest Contributor I would like to tell you about the best team I have been on for over 30 years.  It has many qualities that make it great but here are the top 10 for me.  This team has a mutual responsibility to practice Discipline, Commitment,...

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A Childhood Scar Alters Over Time

A Childhood Scar Alters Over Time

James Anthony Ellis Editor, Legacy Magazine Somewhere in the hazy backdrop that is a childhood found on Cambay Lane in Huntington Beach, early 1970s, you would find two young boys. Best friends. Jamie Jordan and Jimmy Ellis. Born six months apart, but still considered...

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I Forgive You Mom

I Forgive You Mom

There are physical scars. And there are other kinds of scars. This story is a bit about both. You see, I have scars. One of them happens to be a burn mark that constitutes a quarter of my face. You can't miss it, and neither can I. As an infant, I somehow crawled...

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Cuts Both Ways

Cuts Both Ways

Dan Kempner Columnist Some people peak early. I was one such. My glory years were in middle school. We’d moved back to a small town in Westchester County, New York, and I was a little taller, with a bit more of a well-knit, man-like frame compared to the other young...

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The Many Scars of Men

The Many Scars of Men

Below are a few of the scars men of Mentor Discover Inspire were willing to share with a public audience. Everyone has one form of scar or another, having lived a full life, so far. Here is a sampling, revealed freely and in trust. Dylan StewartMy greatest scar was an...

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