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Jordyn: a short film

"Jordyn" is the first in a new collection of short films entitled The Conversation, created by Waukegan native DaVidion Yarbrough. Watch his two-minute piece here ...
A portrait of Renata Sago

Zeal in Paris

5AM struck the room like lightning. A cell phone alarm squawked a cheesy tune. Its high-pitched notes jabbed at the morning quiet like ice picks, chipping off layer after layer of silence. Zeal lay in bed shaking her head. "You're joking,” she groaned ...