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Children’s Book — by Dr. Doti

James L. Doti, PhD, has spent the bulk of his career at Chapman University in Orange, CA, serving as president for more than two decades, and before that as an economics professor for nearly 20 years-with a short stint as business school dean. In addition to writing two textbooks, he’s now making his mark-along with illustrator Lisa Mertins-in children’s ...
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Haitian Leader — Changing Attitudes on Disability

Gerald Oriol, Jr., Haiti’s Secretary of State for the Integration of Persons with Disabilities, has no shortage of education: He holds degrees from the University of Florida and Harvard. He also possesses a wealth of public, private and nonprofit experience. Still, President Michel Martelly’s decision to appoint Oriol, who has spinal muscular atrophy, represents a paradigm shift for a ...
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My Brother — My Secret

We’re in mid set, occupying the Tuesday evening slot at Rusty’s, a semi-legendary jazz cafe cordoned off by railroad tracks and a woodsy backstreet in Toledo’s south end. It’s nearly a full house, crowd halfway receptive, not too liquored up, and my Telecaster guitar feels easy in my hands for a change as I blend with my quartet onstage, ...