Posts tagged "Lance Armstrong"

The one thing I do believe was real

From today’s Chicago Tribune story written by David Wharton: __Armstrong, who had appeared calm and composed the night before, teared up when he described telling his children about his past misdeeds. “I said, ‘Don’t defend me anymore,’ ” he recalled. ” ‘Don’t.’ “___ If there is anything “real”  and worthwhile that I can take from... Read more »

True humanity in the face of recovery, not celebrity

They say never judge a book by its cover. I recently wrote a story for the Chicago Tribune about a group of four young men from the far northwest suburbs, in their early twenties, who had already gone through enough chaos and self-destruction in their lives to last a lifetime. They each, at one point... Read more »
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