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1997 Stories by Rebeca Rodriguez

Archives: 1997
  • Brawl in the family

    published October 2, 1997

    Sitting around a table in the back room of the Charco Broiler in Pleasant Grove, the three men and one woman fidget a bit, aware of the tape... More >>

  • Too Smart For Their Own Good

    published September 4, 1997

    Eight-year-old Veronica Martinez is calculating the cube root of 474,552 in her head. At the same time, she is attempting to devour a cheese... More >>

  • Day trippin'

    published August 21, 1997

    It's 5:30 on Monday morning, and Alvaro Vallecillos is preparing for work at the East Dallas apartment he shares with his brother. He throws on... More >>

  • Four legs and a funeral

    published August 7, 1997

    When seven-year old Garrett Brown thinks of his dog Sammy, he gets sad. Sammy was Garrett's first dog, plucked from the pound, and the two were... More >>

  • Borderline case

    published July 24, 1997

    Five-year-old Diana Garcia can't sit up, eat, or do much of anything by herself. Confined to a wheelchair, she eats formula through a little tube... More >>

  • Stealth plant

    published July 10, 1997

    Samuel and Helen Woodson live on a homey cul-de-sac in southeast Denton. Their kids grown and gone, they keep themselves busy working and playing... More >>

Archives: 1997