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Dolores Hydock

Hope is Joy

Dolores Hydock. Dolores is an actress and story performer, whose work has been featured at a variety of concerts, festivals, and special events throughout the U.S. She is a gardener and a champion of Joy. (CDs of original stories here) I had recently been to her performance of the one-woman play Becoming Dr. Ruth. (Did you know Ruth […]

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“The Newspaper Boy”

  Chervis Isom, Photographed in the Norwood neighborhood where he grew up and had his paper route. I begin our conversation by explaining how the Obama 2008 election campaign of Hope and Change had inspired my desire to understand what Hope means. His face drops immediately, and he says that it is such a shame […]

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Hope is a renewable resource

  Tom Wofford has re-embraced Hope. Tom’s only brother and that brother’s son both died within a few months of each other. It was tough. He talks about taking care of his elderly parents and what kind of responsibility that is. I say something like, “good for you, you’re a fine fellow!” But he says […]

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