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1999 Stories by Juliana Barbassa

Archives: 1999 | 1998
  • Children of the Storm

    published May 27, 1999

    Walter Cruz sits down on the rocky river bank in Nuevo Laredo, watching the Rio Grande, his back turned to Mexico and to the long trail leading to... More >>

  • Cola kids

    published April 22, 1999

    Early in the morning, children line up on sidewalks to wait for the yellow school bus, much as their parents and grandparents did in their time.... More >>

  • Huddled masses

    published April 8, 1999

    The rising sun does little to disperse the cloying damp of this foggy morning, but dawn does bring some comfort to the long line of people curling... More >>

  • Jurassic bucks

    published April 1, 1999

    Jim Wyatt gingerly picked his way through the thorny, dry North Texas brush, careful of the loose, sharp rocks that made the uneven terrain... More >>

  • Fatal Perfection

    published March 25, 1999

    As Sheri Crowder lay wide-awake in bed in her Frisco home, she wondered what her husband was doing. He had gotten up suddenly, unable to sleep.... More >>

  • Idol worship

    published January 28, 1999

    No one messes with the King. No one. We learned our lesson a couple of weeks ago that our comments on the flurry of activity surrounding the 64th... More >>


    published January 21, 1999

    When Plano resident Jane Neidenfeuhr walked into her neighborhood library early last October, she was just looking for books. What she found... More >>

  • Girding for battle

    published January 21, 1999

    Even as you read this, 181 of this states' most sought-after men and women are settling into their plush chairs in Austin preparing to do the... More >>

  • Let's dance

    published January 21, 1999

    Maybe the last dance performance you saw was your sister's ballet recital. Perhaps you vaguely remember long hours spent at the obligatory... More >>

  • Hard body, hard sell

    published January 14, 1999

    It's that time of year again. Time to purge after the holiday binge. Even formalize it with a New Year's resolution. You vow to rid yourself of... More >>

  • Dream performed

    published January 14, 1999

    When Langston Hughes wrote "Harlem No. 2" in 1951, he spoke of the hopelessness of lives spent fighting poverty and prejudice, with no promise of... More >>

Archives: 1999 | 1998