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Stories

Day 123: To Walk With Them As the Same

[ From the Archives of 365 ] “In high school, my career counselor told me that my tests showed that I had a propensity towards being a teacher, pastor, or someone sharing a message.” Dinner is in one hour and I decide to take a short evening stroll. Just need a little time of introspection

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“That Is Them!”

From the archives of Project 365 “Hate doesn’t take you anywhere.” 7:30 pm, November 4, 2011: I was with my family and starting to sweat a little. I thought, “here comes a late-nighter” as I tried to find a new friend to interview. We’d been to Home Depot, Target, and Ralph’s grocery store, followed by a

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Day 158: Nobody is a Stranger

[ From the Archives of 365 ] “Tell me what you know and you will entertain me, but tell me how you feel and you will intrigue me.” In sixty minutes I pick my daughter up from her drama class. And with that purpose in my mind, I find myself rushing through the local Smart

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My Story Of Fairness

From the archives of Project 365 “I don’t lie, I don’t cheat, I don’t steal. If there is anybody who needs help, I’ll help them, even if I have to give the last possession I have, I will, if it helps someone else in greater need than myself. That’s the way I am.” As I

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Day 001: Introducing 365 Strangers / 365 Days

[ From the Archives of 365 ] Slava, 61 – Professional Chauffeur I ask him to share a hobby, after a moment of thought he said in a deep dialect, “guitar.” I ask him to tell me his favorite tune, he laughs and is silent. A few uncomfortable moments pass, I ask him what kind of music,

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Day 307: The Farralone Line

[ From the Archives of 365 ] “Live every day like it is your last. Because you never know what is going to happen.” On day 124, we met Fernando and spoke about an invisible border that separates two distinctly different neighborhoods. Thirty feet of auto-traveled asphalt that I defined as the Farralone line, a black-topped

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Day 012: The World Is The World

[ From the Archives of 365 ] He says, “People are generally good and change is possible.” Tonight my wife and I go for an evening drive. I’m slowly sucking her into my daily routine of meeting new people. We end up stopping at Warner Center Park, just a couple of miles from our home.

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Day 170: Anarchy Scares Me

[ From the Archives of 365 ] “It is kind of scary seeing what is happening, but in this is the age of information, we can create a domino effect in getting the word out, to open people’s eyes. We have the ability to stir up the pot.” Let us keep moving forward in our

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Day 007: A Brother and A Sister

[ From the Archives of 365 ] The True King and Queen of Hollywood When you think of the West Coast photo scene, you may think of a who’s who list of name photographers and celebrities, but today I met true photographic royalty. Meet Silvino and his sister Andrea, two incredibly hard-working people. I’ve known

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Day 70: Clean, Fluffy, and Good Smelling

[ From the Archives of 365 ] “I want everyone to have a nice-looking, clean, fluffy, good-smelling dog.” The words my husband, Richard, sprang on me that morning. “I’m cheating.” He told me as the dog groomer called to confirm our appointment, “I just couldn’t help myself. I asked her if she would be my

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Day 008: The Betty Boop of Wilmington, Ohio

[ From the Archives of 365 ] She Is A Forever-Young Lady Tonight I’m traveling from a location scout in San Diego. Feeling rather fried and having my dear old Mum’s apartment on the route home, I drop by her place to say “hi.” As all mothers do, she pulls me in for dinner, something

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Day 010: Fifteen Years of Passion

[ From the Archives of 365 ] Whatever You Promote—You Deliver Sunday afternoon, my day for spiritual worship and family time. I’m sure many of us covet this day to refill our wells for the week to come. 10 days into 365 and Sundays are already becoming the hardest day to get my butt moving.

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Day 256: Hey, I’m a teenager, I don’t know everything

[ From the Archives of 365 ] ““If life were perfect, then everything would suck and there would be nothing to learn.” I get into a sidewalk discussion with a couple of unknown neighbors. Denise (not pictured) loves the 365 project. “You should interview my sixteen-year-old son, he always has something to say.” Five minutes later,

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Day 222: Make It Today

[ From the Archives of 365 ] “We all have a 6th sense that we all feel, and we need to learn to express it or at least recognize it.” “My wife and I just want to help people. We are all capable of amazing things if we stop judging and lashing out and learn

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Day 101: Gambling the right way

[ From the Archives of 365 ] “I’ve overcome a lot, drinking, hard drugs, the loss of a business (a sports bar), and a failed marriage.” From time to time, I’ve spoken of my birthplace, London, England. And though my family migrated to the United States in 1961, me being age one, my blood still

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Reid, knock’em dead in LV!

From the archives of Project 365 Wisdom, that after racing behind him for a quarter of an hour, through our small talk and witnessed in the courage he seemed to have in pursuing his dreams, I saw a story much deeper than any we could have shared in words. My heart was broken. A post-interview

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Day 11: Only He Knows

[ From the Archives of 365 ] He tells me lemongrass tea is a cure for joint pain. OK cut to the chase. My eyes are watering and the room is a blur. I’ve barely eaten today and have spent the last 2 hours trying to be intellectual in my writing tonight. The day has

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