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10 Things One San Franciscan Likes About Los Angeles

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In the vast and varied country of the United States, fellow residents tend to misunderstand each other as much as they have a tendency to misunderstand the world beyond. It’s disconcerting to see how many people form concrete opinions of other places based on very little knowledge of and experience in those places. I discovered […]

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Photo Essay: Scenes From Charleston, South Carolina

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At times, Charleston was what I expected it to be. People moved slowly. There was heaps of Southern charm; people you’ve just met have a way of making you feel like they’ve known you your entire life. There was the church culture and beautiful colonial homes and the remnants of a segregated past that creeped […]

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Photo Essay: At the Market in Charleston, South Carolina

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Before I went to India, I visited Charleston, South Carolina in October 2010 for a wedding of a family friend. It was my first trip to the Deep South. As a typical crunchy lefty San Franciscan, I am supposed to regard the Deep South with suspicion, or maybe disdain. But prior to leaving for South […]

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