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Meet the deaf teacher who speaks to her students

Julia Manincor applied for jobs in biotechnology after graduating from the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York.  She received plenty of interest, but…

The most political house on Swiss Avenue

Harryette Ehrhardt and her husband, Jack, bought the house at 5731 Swiss Ave. in 1970, when the neighborhood was nothing like the pristine row…

A barber academy veterans can call home

Can’t clip her wings Lilly Benitez remembers her father shaving and combing his hair each morning, taking time to look and smell his best….

Blind beagle? No problem

See Keegan run It’s a warm Thursday afternoon, and Keegen the Beagle is enjoying his puppycino at a Casa Linda coffee shop. He sports…

Dallas’ cat lady

At an undisclosed parking lot in East Dallas, a feral cat colony is built against the back fence. It looks like a miniature tent…

Doodle Rock to the rescue

Rescue Me When Lakewood neighbors Jim Hines and Martin Wingerter adopted Rufus, he slept in an unnatural position, contorting his neck so that it…

Meet the pillow princess

“I fell in love with her instantly,” Katie Duncan says of Violet Olivia Frazer when she found her via Operation Kindness. Around her M-Street…