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1997 Stories by Kaylois Henry

Archives: 2001 | 1997 | 1996 | 1995
  • Hollow victory

    published October 9, 1997

    Just off Sylvan Avenue along Muncie Avenue is the West Dallas neighborhood of used-to-be. Looking at it today gives some glimpses of its very... More >>

  • Never cry wolf

    published September 18, 1997

    Tamara Hughes is insulted that she should be sitting here in her parents' living room defending herself. She shouldn't have to be second-guessed... More >>

  • Hard knocks

    published September 4, 1997

    All Lisa Riley Richardson wanted was a chance to work in a photographer's studio, to earn a living taking and developing pictures. She thought her... More >>

  • The Art of the Wheel

    published August 21, 1997

    The summer daylight is just beginning to fade as Andy Emmons' pickup rumbles down a quaint residential street toward downtown Waxahachie. There... More >>

  • Profitable mistakes

    published June 12, 1997

    These days, it seems society is awash in self-help relationship books--breezy little volumes on snagging the right man or woman, getting him or... More >>

  • Don't you dare call it the 'Chitlin Circuit'

    published June 5, 1997

    It's a weekend night, and Brandi, a honey-skinned, bitty-bodied woman in snakeskin shorts and go-go boots--just one step above hoochie-mama... More >>

  • Invisible Mansfield

    published May 22, 1997

    Every seat in the meeting room of the Mansfield Historical Society was filled with uneasy occupants. Tension suffused the tiny space. The people... More >>

  • Collective grief

    published April 3, 1997

    After receiving a court order for child support in 1990, Lena Williams was counting on the money her ex-boyfriend, Johnnie Neal, had been told to... More >>

  • Prophets Without Honor

    published March 20, 1997

    It is Sunday evening, and the church of the free market is in session. Joe Howard and Chevis King Jr. preach the word from their electronic... More >>

  • Braid new world

    published January 30, 1997

    Dana "Isis" Brantley believes in the orderly design of things. You can see it in the intricate braid creations she designs in the hair of... More >>

  • There But For The Grace of God

    published January 16, 1997

    In a small pocket of Oak Cliff, the twin steeples of Sunshine Elizabeth Chapel once rose above a neighborhood unlike any other in Dallas,... More >>

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