Alesia Garrido 
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  • Transmission

    The evolving face of modern love
      Cain Pierce works a small pitcher of draft beer at twilight. After a long workday he's talking PMS in the back patio of IBT's gay bar on Fourth Avenue.
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    A mom’s rebirth into the LGBTQ Community
      Noreen Olsen looks young to have had a 28-year-old son. “I’ll take that as a compliment,” she says.
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    A rising MMA “Golden Boy” fights through abuse, death and jail time
      A story about a mixed martial arts fighter who made some serious mistakes in his life.
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    Hanging out with Ray: Two prosthetic limbs, failing kidneys and zero self-pity
      I first spotted Ray stepping off a city bus carrying a half-finished canvas. I actually followed him to a kidney disease center near downtown to ask to see it.
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    Border crossing, swap meet prisms and the reluctant American Dream
      A dust devil charges down the swap-meet walkway and stirs the shop's neatly displayed sunglasses, silver trinkets, and daisy-happy pillows.
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    Song of New Year’s Eve
      Inside the Kolb Road Lounge, things all blur, one into another. Time stops.
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    A joinery, a wild peacock, some old-world beauty, and a severed finger
      His bloodied hand shot up from the woodworking saw and flashed across his periphery, half of a forefinger severed and dangling by fleshy ribbons.
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    Portrait of a quiet man who long gazes at moments
      Alone in the world and full dark is falling soon, and he listens to the stupid cars and trucks pass by, their hypnotic low rumble, the severity and austerity.
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    How a rug-weaving master found a little grace after surviving war, depression
      Finely manicured fingers rotate like a miniature flesh-and-bone loom, looping and sliding yarn through a tattered selvage.
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    A prison redemption, a trailblazing trans life, and unlikely nuptials from opposite worlds
      There's something almost formal and studied in Del Hendrixson Jr.'s affect.
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    Meet Colt, a desert-weaned autodidact who cleans up crime scenes for a living
      This guy and his partner Carol are the only humans visible within miles, on their own 13 acres.
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  • Vintage Vinyl

      "Give Me Some Time" was the last record released by The Grodes, before they changed their name to Spring Fever.
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    The Song Remains the Same
      Any generalized comfort we felt before Donald Trump's arrival in office has been converted into painful awareness of everything around us.
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  • Sticky Summer Nights

    with the face of the Tucson Saguaros
      Ken Weir is Sticky, volunteer mascot for the indie pro baseball outfit The Tucson Saguaros.
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    A white Superfly, a Golden boy and the waning Desert Dust
      You get that Golden's tired of operating a thrift/antiques store. He's tired of folks, and would rather be a survivalist on 10,000 acres, away from the numbers, that place where no one expects anything.
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