Most children say they want to run away from home but few ever do it. My brother Joey was definitely in the latter category, using the excuse of freedom and independence to constantly break our parentsโ€™ rules. He was a dreamer, an adventurer, someone that refused...

โ€œChrist,โ€ I muttered to myself, as the first flakes of snow started to fall.ย  They gathered in fuzzy clumps over the windshield before my wipers cleared them away.ย  Iโ€™d been waiting for fifteen โ€” no, twenty minutes now โ€” in my sisterโ€™s driveway.ย  Had I...

Jack Mckay huddled in the cold midnight street with a pale green sleeping bag encasing his lower half. Spindled trails of light reflected off the gleaming roads from damp lampposts. But the cold wasnโ€™t what gave Jack his nightly jittersโ€”not by a long shot. The...

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