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Tom Meek
Tom Meek is a writer, engineer and bike enthusiast living in Cambridge. His reviews, essays and short stories have appears in the Boston Phoenix, Slow Trains, SLAB and the Charleston City Paper.

Entries by Tom Meek

Of Boys, Beer and Young Women

(1) Comments | Posted July 25, 2014 | 2:57 PM

Beer, Boys and Young Ladies Don't Mix

Two Sundays ago, before finishing my morning coffee, a friend of mine texted me and told me that I needed to see the front page of the New York Times. The cover story was an expose about a college's botched...

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Race, Film and Reflection

(2) Comments | Posted September 3, 2013 | 2:41 PM

In the wake of the George Zimmerman trial two movies have come out that have helped shape the discussion on race and the racial divide. The docudrama Fruitvale Station explored a similar real-life shooting, but preceded the tragic event with a poignant preamble that chronicled the struggles of a young...

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(0) Comments | Posted May 23, 2013 | 10:28 AM

Social networks are wonderful tools that can spark and foster friendships. They can also disable them too, especially when it comes to politics and ideology and two opposing egos get in too deep to acknowledge the commonality that joined them in life and the World Wide Web in the first...

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Living With Terror

(2) Comments | Posted April 19, 2013 | 1:32 PM

I live in Cambridge, used to live in Newtown and have been struggling with aging parents and in-laws, of which, three of the four have serious medical conditions. Life, to say the least, has been emotionally taut and challenging over the past few months.

It's hard to comprehend when...

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