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COLUMN SIX: The Lost Boy

Urge to assist not entirely selfless BY ROB BELCHIOR Special to the VOICE The Facebook post is familiar, all too depressingly familiar. Another young adult missing, another plea for assistance and information, another family searching…

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COLUMN SIX: Notes on time

Family history lives again BY LOIS LA CROIX Special to the VOICE I am proud to say I have kept my New Year’s resolution…and it’s only the second week of March! Okay, so maybe I…


COLUMN SIX: Being young and growing old

BY SAMUEL PICCOLO Special to the VOICE When President Barack Obama left the White House, Pete Souza (@petesouza) got a new Instagram account. His old one (@petesouza44) was locked by the government. Peter J. Souza…


COLUMN SIX: Is it really the Real Thing?

BY COLIN BREZICKI Special to the VOICE I’d like to buy the world a home And furnish it with love Grow apple trees and honey bees And snow white turtle doves (Chorus) I’d like to…



COLUMN SIX: The Blue D

Victory, fame, adulation, just ten cents away BY NICK SALTARELLI Special to the VOICE Allow me to take you back in time to the mid 1960s—the Middle Ages to those of you who weren’t there,…


COLUMN SIX: That good old hockey game

Enjoyed best when parents are kept far, far away BY COLIN BREZICKI Special to the VOICE Our goalie was nicknamed the Walrus because he flopped around in the crease to smother the puck. He couldn’t…


COLUMN SIX: A whole new way of seeing

Months of waiting, a few minutes on the table BY LARRY COTÉ Special to the VOICE I recently finished up with cataract surgery, and while in recovery it occurred to me there are many parallels…


COLUMN SIX: That other Michaelangelo

How would Caravaggio get on in the 21st century BY COLIN BREZICKI Special to the VOICE As an admirer of that irredeemably wicked genius Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, I sometimes wonder how he would be…