Hunter’s Hope — Commentary

"Isn't he just full of it?" Amber Atwood asks with a laugh. "He thinks he knows everything." "I do not. I'm just right, and that's just the way it is," her son, Hunter Phifer, snarks with a grin. It's been six weeks since Hunter received a new kidney, and he is certainly feeling better. It's … Continue reading Hunter’s Hope — Commentary

Commentary — Ferguson

It was quieter than I expected. Ignoring the advice of my coworkers and defying my mother's protests, I went to Ferguson, Mo., to see the race riots for myself. I was traveling to St. Louis for a weekend vacation planned weeks in advance -- fine dining, trips to the museums, plenty of photo ops. But when … Continue reading Commentary — Ferguson