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Chapter Three: “A Glorious Death”

September 15, 2011 by  
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Chapter Three: “A Glorious Death”

(“Catcher in the rye” by Kamiyari) Chapter Three     Two hours later, Karl was still parked outside the Sisters of Charity Children’s Home. He lowered his torso as a compact green-colored car passed. Behind the wheel was a brown-skinned woman with tight curly hair. She drove by at least three times a day, though never […]

9/11 — FDNY Brothers David & Marty Fullam on CNN

September 10, 2011 by  
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9/11 —  FDNY Brothers David & Marty Fullam on CNN

    (“Risk outweighed danger” – David and Marty Fullam, CNN) Hi all, My older brothers are profiled on CNN tonight at 9pm EST. The show is called DR. SANJAY GUPTA REPORTS: TERROR IN THE DUST. Here is more on the series: http://www.mediabistro.com/tvnewser/cnn-plans-4-documentaries-to-mark-911-anniversary_b80456 Related post: Father Mychal Judge, FDNY Chaplain. My brother Dave was interviewed for this piece on […]

Notes on my Max Beckley novels

September 6, 2011 by  
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Notes on my Max Beckley novels

(*Old Mill Road, Richmond Town – Photos by Joe) The most exciting thing about starting the novel process for me is that the impetus forms completely outside of my control. That is to say, I could never write a novel, but there’s something outside of my scope of understanding that can. In the beginning, silly, abstract thoughts form the basis for what I believe […]

Chapter Two: “In Her Arms”

September 5, 2011 by  
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Chapter Two: “In Her Arms”

(Heaven in Her Arms-WALL by ‘vhm-alex) Chapter Two     Four people appeared in the gloom above Max’s crib. His eyes darted to the small-featured face of Father Raja, and then settled on the compassionate, lighter-brown face of the nun, Tooti. He looked deep into her eyes and wanted her to lift him so he […]

Chapter One: “God is Forgiveness”

September 1, 2011 by  
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Chapter One: “God is Forgiveness”

 (Most Holy Redeemer Church, NYC – Photo/Photoshopped by Joe)   Chapter One      Late one morning Karl became aware of a subtle change in the air. He had been sitting in a car, stationed outside a Miami orphanage. Through the back window, he spotted a taxi that had just turned onto the street. An uncanny, […]