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2000 Stories by Lisa Singh

Archives: 2001 | 2000
  • Night Moves

    published December 21, 2000

    Ah, the bourgeoisie and the quiet lives they live. Here in Bachman Lake, homes with neatly trimmed lawns line the streets, as do cars and... More >>

  • East Meets West

    published November 23, 2000

    Waspy American men take note: Hundreds of Asian women in the Dallas area want you. At least Cathy Wang says so. Seated in her small office in... More >>

  • Fool's Gold

    published November 16, 2000

    SOMEWHERE IN THE STATE OF SONORA, MEXICO--As night falls, Gary Reeder rips through his motel room, hurriedly stuffing clothes into a small... More >>

  • Sassy Knoll

    published October 19, 2000

    It wasn't Robert Groden's finest hour. On this sunny day near Elm Street, Groden's more polished appearances on Oprah, Montel, and Regis... More >>

  • The Apostle

    published August 24, 2000

    "Hurry! Hurry!" Stephen Hill's at the edge of the stage, beckoning this crowd of 1,200 with his hand. His face is red and sweaty; pacing, he... More >>

  • Déjà Vu

    published August 10, 2000

    Louis Farrakhan was in pain. He had lost six units of blood, and his doctor feared the worst. But the Nation of Islam leader somehow survived his... More >>

  • The straight dope

    published August 3, 2000

    They love rave, these 10 teens at Irving Mall's food court. Seated with them around some tables, "party kid" Trey Mosmeyer is talking about... More >>

  • Crying wolf

    published July 27, 2000

    Ernest Sherman has been playing with fire, and the Dallas Fire Department is not pleased. In what his opponents call a carelessly worded press... More >>

  • Mr. Fixit

    published July 20, 2000

    The Plano church has invited Randy Thomas to speak today, and to anyone who'll listen, he has much to tell: of his work with an "ex-gay" ministry... More >>

  • Mean green

    published July 13, 2000

    Taking a walk in the park isn't easy in Bob Salesky's neighborhood. Just around the corner from his home in Southeast Dallas, there's Bisbee Park.... More >>

  • New-time religion

    published July 6, 2000

    All day Hesha Abrams has wondered what to tell them. Now as the sun sets, she meets at her Dallas home with more than a dozen members of her... More >>

  • The man he killed

    published June 29, 2000

    It had been 14 years since she last saw him. Now looking at her father as he lay in the casket before her, she thought that he hadn't really... More >>

  • Prying open the past

    published June 8, 2000

    The bumper sticker on the truck outside of Karen Joiner's Richardson home sums up what she wants. "Adoptees deserve their original birth... More >>

  • Good eggs

    published June 1, 2000

    Amid the restaurants that line the cobblestone road on downtown Dallas' Market Street stands a plain brick building. To this place come seekers of... More >>

  • Back in black

    published May 4, 2000

    There's nothing unusual about the small brick house on Legend Drive. Nothing striking or noteworthy, except its owner, M.T. A'Vant, the Garland... More >>

  • Elián's choice

    published April 13, 2000

    By now, it hardly matters whether Elián Gonzalez wants to return to Cuba. The law has spoken. He's going back. But well before Attorney... More >>

  • "Babe, I leave this for you"

    published March 23, 2000

    "I don't know if I should say this or not," she says, her voice shaky, her hands pressed together in front of her mouth. As she sits in her modest... More >>

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