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Power over mind

by Saleh Al Shaibany
Saleh Al Shaibany
To see an able bodied man wasting away is a wrenching experience. It made me think of my own life.

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Latest fashion trend - Dress casually
Yes, everyone’s talking about “casualising” their clothes – which is basically making yourself look less than perfect.

Great injustice - Silently Darryl Beamish was ready to face the gallows
Darryl Beamish had spent most of his adult life either locked in jail or waiting to die on the gallows for a murder he claimed he didn’t commit

Mystery power of Jane Salter that saved Sylvia Thompson's life
Jane Salter was a full-time housewife known for her lack of technical aptitude. A 'beyond ordinary' incident changed the notion

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“Thirty years after the tears and the traumas, just the sight of that guy’s smile made me feel young and foolish all over again.”


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