Mark Di Ionno Stories

The Venezuelan Crisis

The Venezuelan crisis came into our living rooms a few days ago. Riots always bring out the television cameras. Burning cars, tear-gassed protestors, cops in riot gear wading into the crowd, all that anger and violence make for good American TV ratings. But millions of displaced migrants in tent cities or begging in the streets, […]

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Remembering Sean Dolan

Sean Dolan died at 50, leaving a wife, Lisa, and three children on the cusp of adulthood,  parents, a mother and father in-laws, a brother and sister, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins. In Sean Dolan’s obituary, all were named. And then there were the unnamed.  In the obituary they were categorized in this succinct clause: […]

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