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Why You Should Never Meet Your Idol

Mara Menachem | Posted 04.18.2013 | Books
Mara Menachem

My imagination ran wild. What witty thing would I say to Mr. Ginsberg? What will I do when he asks me to drop out of college and be his full time assistant? What will my family say? But how can I turn down such an opportunity?

A Teacher's Reach: A Vietnamese-American Writer Remembers His First Teacher

Andrew Lam | Posted 10.13.2012 | Education
Andrew Lam

The man who stood at the entrance to my New World was my first English teacher, Ernie Kaeselau. He passed away recently, and though I hadn't seen him in decades, the news of his demise left me unexpectedly bereft.

The Hidden Pleasures Of Lowell National Historical Park

CarsTravelFood | Posted 07.20.2012 | Travel
CarsTravelFood

Downton Abbey fans and people who enjoy that period of history when the Industrial Revolution changed the world, might like spending a day in Lowell, Mass.

Martians? Ho Hum.

Seth Shostak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Seth Shostak

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Unstable Relative, Toddler Compete For Attention At Family Get-Together

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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LOWELL, MA—The barbecue, which began shortly after 4 p.m., saw both emotionally fragile and needy family members Nicholas Aunchman, 3, and Sandy...

Micky Ward: A Boxer's Comeback Based on Faith

Suzette Standring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Suzette Standring

The power of prayer amazes famed boxer Micky Ward. Actor Mark Wahlberg portrays him in The Fighter, a Paramount movie being filmed in Lowell.