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I love stories. I have found that anything can be made better with a story. One of my favorite things about stories is that they can be shared. The ability to share in an experience, whether you were there or not, whether it happened or not—makes for a magical experience. A story that tells how […]

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Santa Marina de Valdeón is a small town in northern Spain. The 60 present day residents still wash their clothes by hand. Unpaved roads lead to homes that still rely on firewood to stay winter warm. Trees and vegetation engulf the small town, one in eight in the valley of Valdeón. My father was born […]

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Susan Acker, Editor in Chief

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My sister Margo and I piled into the station wagon, holding a green bean casserole and pumpkin pie on our laps. We were ready to go, heading from our home in Temple City to Grandma and Grandpa’s house in La Verne for Christmas.

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Erin Konrad, Editor in Chief

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I have many fond memories from my childhood in La Verne. There were the Fourth of July parades; Christmas mornings when Santa drove around on his fire truck; and going to the La Verne Library on Saturdays to listen to story times.

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