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Reader to Reader

Reader to Reader As I left the copy shop near North and Damen, I spotted a panhandler standing a few doors away. She’s a familiar face and never fails to inquire if I have any spare change. But I felt I had donated enough that day, so I was prepared to say no. When I […]

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The Ultimate Emergency

Dear Reader: Along with thousands of other Chicago-Americans, I appreciated the informative article of the April 15 Reader (“Which Way to the Nearest Fallout Shelter?”). The article has helped us all be a little more prepared in the case of that ultimate emergency. No use in dialing 9-1-1 at that point, right? (Ha ha.) No, […]