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Zalmai Yawar with NPR reporter Jacki Leyden

With The World Around Him Exploding After 9/11, Zalmai Yawar Was Suddenly A Valuable Commodity - As A Translator For The Journalists Who Were Flooding His Homeland. Now He's An Ordinary Amherst College Student Who Also Happens To Be Among Those Responsible For Just How Much Many Of Us Know About Afghan Culture.
(Photo courtesy of Zalmai Yawar)

One of the MHC fetuses



The Discovery At Mount Holyoke College Of A Collection Of Fetuses In Jars Underscores How Perceptions Change Over Time. The Specimens Were Once Used For Routine Study, But Today, After Decades Of Debate Over Abortion, They Elicit A Very Different Reaction

(Photo by Jan Sturmann)



Patricia Silver Quit Her Teaching Job At One College When She Tired Of Being " The Token Hillbilly." Now A Umass-Amherst Professor, She Offers A Course On Class In America And Has Collected Stories About Other Academics With Roots In The Mines.


Carol Purington Hasn't Traveled Far Since Childhood Polio Struck, But Her Writing Defies The Limits Of Disability





By The Time They Learned She Might Be HIV-Positive, It Was Too Late: The Baby Girl From Kenya Had Already Won Her New Parents' Hearts.




Philadelphia Inquirer


Philadelphian Naima Black Spent 20 Years in East Africa's Swahili Society
(Photo by Michael Bryant)

Daily Hampshire Gazette
(Hampshire Life)


A first person account of my visit to the Nazi death camp in 1989.

The Valley Advocate


The remains of a beautiful life go into beautiful art.  

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