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The Price of Brilliance: My Uncle's Life
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20 'Gay Uncles Day' Photos So Cute Your Heart Will Melt
Curtis M. Wong
Have you told your "guncle" you love him today?
Poem: "Advice for My Niece"
Poet and writer living in Portland, Oregon
Depending on the kind of soul you have, it's either a digital countdown or an hourglass we carry around inside ourselves, doing the dishes or sitting on the couch in the next room as a reward for making dinner in the first place.
Man Dresses As A Princess To Boost His Niece's Confidence, Wins Hearts Everywhere
On Being a Gay Uncle
Co-founder, The Ink and Code; M.F.A. student, The New School
Last year, my fiancé's sister, Julie, gave birth to a beautiful red-headed girl named Mira Celeste, and it was then I found myself taking on the role of uncle. And with that new role came a slew of fears I wasn't ready for.
Is Global Warming Real? A 30-Second Answer
Comms Dir (Climate/Health), Environmental Defense Fund & EDF A...
There is either a decades-long conspiracy involving tens of thousands of scientists who have imbedded false formulas into the basic physics and chemistry textbooks, or climate change is real.
Our Top 5 Favorite TV Uncles of All Time
Entertaining entertainment news following celebrity and pop cu...
This week, we mourned the loss of an incredibly influential and recognizable actor who impacted our lives for many years: James Avery.
When An Uncle's Nearly Younger Than His Nephews
Late Boom, Early X
As it is, I've been an uncle since I was two years old, and I can honestly say that has been the coolest part of my situation.
What Are You Teaching Your Teens About Holiday Behavior?
Clinical Psychologist featured on CNN, Good Morning America an...
It starts something like this: You go to a relative's house for the holidays. Soon, the adults start to drink a little, lose their inhibitions and start to regress to their younger selves. You start to tell old stories. Oh no, you have forgotten that your teenage children are in the room.
The Importance of Aunties and Uncles
Family therapist, Author, Parenting With Presence, Parenting W...
As my nieces and nephews become teenagers, they seem busy with their own lives. I don't know what to do to get closer, other than friending them on Facebook. Do you think having relationships with their aunts and uncles matters to kids?
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Ghost Encounters of the Uncle Jerry Kind
Mark C. Miller
I've never been one to believe in ghosts. But I swear to you that Uncle Jerry was as real as the three late payments on my TRW credit report. He even still had his life-long lower back pain.
A Family Mystery, Unraveled
This was the story my mother knew, only from hearing it told as she drifted to sleep. She did not know her brother's name. She did not know where he lived those few days, and which days they were. Or where he was buried, if he was.
Uncle Bob: "Acting Is Listening"
New York based theatre artist
I was always proud to have Uncle Bob in my family: proud to know that acting was somehow in my genes, and proud to brag that my great uncle was "the snow-shovel guy in
Discovering What Unites Us All
We are all sons and daughters. This truth unites all people from all parts of the world. Many of us don't think about it, but our identity as a son or a daughter is a gateway.
GPS FOR THE SOUL
Magic in Yiayia's Steamer Trunk
Paola K Amaras
Dreamer, mythologizer & writer, co-owns Scribes Unlimited, LLC
Why Uncles Are The Absolute Best
Linda DeMers Hummel
Memoirist, humorist, blogger
I was accorded several real uncles, who appeared automatically in my life the day I was born. But like most of the kids in my Long Island neighborhood in the 1950s, I was also entitled to other "uncles," not related to our family but connected in a way that was just as real.
"You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby"
Humor columnist, The Stamford Advocate
GPS FOR THE SOUL
A Year After Loss: Remembering a Beloved Uncle
Diane R. Wiener, Ph.D., L.M.S.W.
Educator, advocate, poet, artist, singer, bass player, social ...
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