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Humanity is like stew beef

It was afternoon. I had just taught a cooking class at Portland High School and was carrying loads of gear out to my car when the school door locked behind me with half my stuff still inside.
What are you going to do with it?
By LINDSAY STERLING  |  February 15, 2013

New play based on L-A's Somali experience

Maine's twin cities of Lewiston and Auburn gained national attention in the first few years of this century for its reception of Somali immigrants.
Immigrant scenes
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  January 07, 2011

Somali equality

In trading up for the romantic notoriety of piracy from the ignored tragedy of famine and civil war, Somalis have pulled off the PR coup of the millennium.
Barava's appetizer basket is a glorious find
By BRIAN DUFF  |  April 24, 2009