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A Brothers' Battle Against Heroin Addiction

(1) Comments | Posted November 16, 2014 | 8:49 AM

This story first appeared at the Patriot Ledger.


Earlier this year, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick declared opioid abuse a public health crisis.

It's a subject that hits close to home for two brothers from Abington. Robert "R.J." Ronan, 24, is a recovering heroin addict who has...

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The Fourth Annual Los Angeles Taco Festival

(1) Comments | Posted August 17, 2014 | 10:47 AM

On August 16, 2014, Jovenes, Inc. hosted its fourth annual Los Angeles Taco Festival in Boyle Heights. Video produced by Madeline Lear.


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10 Going On 11

(17) Comments | Posted November 15, 2005 | 10:58 AM

What's it like to be 10 going on 11 years old with very political parents? Well, I can try to summarize it all in just one word, interesting.

Growing up with my parents teaching me about politics, and being willing to discuss major issues in the world made me feel...

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