Carol E. Vaughn

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  • 15 years ago

    Jaime Barrica thought he left the turmoil of protest and demonstrations behind in 1979, during the turbulent finale to the Ferdinand Marcos reign in the Philippines. His family sold what they could and left their small town for the stability of fa...

  • 16 years ago

    A dipping roof, weathered plywood and clouded windowpanes make the small building at Ella and West 34th seem almost abandoned, like a ghost-town saloon right out of a low-budget western. That corner of Oak Forest is at least a world away from the ...

  • 16 years ago

    Trumpeter Calvin Owens was 20 years old when he climbed the steep stairs and edged through the crowd to take the stage at the Eldorado Ballroom at the start of the '50s. "I was really stoned in heaven at the time," says Owens, recalling the dreamy...


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