I grew up middle class in Berkeley California, and embraced the American Dream. My first job was helping corporations minimize the costs of regulations. We wanted to do work that helped the environment but there was almost no market for that. Frustrated, I left. While trying to sort out my work situation, my daughter Melia was born. Two weeks later, I was lying on my back one evening and Melia's mother placed her on my chest. Melia snuggled her head into my neck like a puppy. At that very…See More
Last Year 2011: StoriesLive® first ever high school story slam. 1st place awarded a $2,000 scholarship Brianda Agramonte, Lynn Classical High School, senior
2 runners up received $1,000 scholarship each: junior Conor Miller Newburyport High School and Mathews DeSouza, Everett High School, Our "massmouth choice" was Sandy Fonseca, Boston Latin Academy, senior [below] She was awarded $500
Lexi Hernando Lynn Classical High School, senior was chosen by the attendees and awarded the Audience Choice prize of $500.