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Summer jobs: Karen Blessen

Children of the corn Return to Summer jobs home page Karen Blessen grew up in Columbus, Neb., in the 1960s, an agricultural town of…

Summer jobs: Councilman Mark Clayton

Exotic encounter Return to Summer jobs home page When you have a seat on the Dallas City Council, you see some pretty wild stuff,…

Summer jobs: Philip Kingston

The Ice Capades Return to Summer jobs home page Long before Philip Kingston became a lawyer or was elected to the Dallas City Council…

Summer jobs: Chuck Cole

At the pulpit Return to Summer jobs home page Corner Market owner Chuck Cole didn’t always head one of M Streets’ most popular cafes….

Summer jobs: Cherri Flynn

That’s the ticket Return to Summer jobs home page One of East Dallas’ long-standing art teachers got her start at one of the pillars…

Physical feat: How athletics can change lives

Physical activity is critical for health, but for these East Dallas neighbors, their obsession runs deeper. They feel most alive with the pounding of…