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Peter Gorman

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Private Hells

A scathing early-August report by the Office of the Inspector General on the quality-of-inmate-life in private prisons led to a very quick decision by...

Best Root to Mexico

I wasn’t quite sure what I’d run into when I recently took off from Joshua in a rental car with my former wife, Chepa,...

Asylum, Texas

H.R. is a 28-year-old single mother from Guatemala who has been living with her 10-year-old son in a Presbyterian church outside San Antonio for...

Suicide Prevention 101

Teen, preteen, and young adult suicides: It’s a topic that crops up now and then in news cycles but one that should be getting...

Garage-Sale with Sally

On Friday and Saturday, April 1 and 2, the Fort Worth Salvation Army is holding one HUGE garage sale. Furniture, electronics, jewelry, clothing, toys...

The Journey Continues

Last Saturday, the day before Easter, Stephen Karnes stood on the ground floor porch of his Southside apartment in The Villages at Samaritan House,...

Leaving a Void

On November 2, 2004, a young man named Robert Guerrero was asked by a friend to reconnect the electrical current to her apartment in...

SALLY Holds Important Health and Social Services Meet

I wouldn't ordinarily post a press release here, but The Salvation Army's Saturday meeting is too important to rewrite, so here it is in...

Gas Money Gone

When the landmen arrived in Fort Worth in 2007, they didn’t promise that every home owner would make a killing from leasing his or...

Danger in Dilbit

A new study of the hazards of tar sands bitumen to the environment rakes the filthy hydrocarbon over the coals. Released in prepublication form...