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Jathan Fink

A California native, I’ve lived on both coasts and lots of places in between. As a result, I’m pretty liberal in my viewpoints on life, have gathered a wide array of friends from vastly different backgrounds, and learned just how similar all of us really are as mankind. That’s why you’ll discover my stories tend to celebrate everyday people, their accomplishments and the amazing things they do to enrich their communities. When I’m not reporting or editing, I enjoy traveling, listening to great music, cooking up yummy eats and devouring smart books including suspense fiction and classics like my all-time favorite, Harper Lee’s ‘To Kill a Mockingbird.’ I love teaching, mentoring and working with young people. But my real passion is philanthropy, particularly when it comes to charities that help at-risk kids, the arts, literacy and nature conservation. I currently live with my wife in New England.
Matt Walsh, Pamela Duphily, Edison Cruz, Edward Rogers and Aaron Hubley see benefits of SMILES mentoring program
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Create SMILES Through Mentoring [VIDEOS]

Area residents are working hard to build a rapport with local children in an effort to keep them in school through a program called SMILES (SouthCoast Mentoring Initiative for Learning, Education and Service).

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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Cherita Armstrong (Photo courtesy Zeiterion)

‘Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl’ Proves Why Reading Is Empowering

Tonight on the Zeiterion stage, something both uncanny and transformative occurred as actress Cherita Armstrong channeled the spirit of Harriet Jacobs in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.

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