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Erika Land is a spoken-word poet and author, but before that she was an Iraq War Veteran. Like many who have experienced war, the trauma led to a host of problems. In this powerful story, she tells us how her job helping and not helping those near death haunted her, and made her question her values and her personality. 

At the conclusion of the years long Vietnam war, thousands of children were living in orphanages in the south. When the call came down from President Gerald Ford that America would get these kids out in the final months of the war, Clark Air Base in the Philippines was the first stop on that journey.

Marion Barth found herself in charge of coordinating the early days of this operation that would ultimately move more than 10,000 kids.

Roddy Stinson's Car Key Warmer

Sep 9, 2016

Roddy is one of the nicest guys you’ll ever meet, but the former Express-News columnist made a sport out of blistering any politician, bureaucrat or business person who screwed with the little guy. He also showed us parts of San Antonio that we barely knew existed.

When Gary Hale was in his early 30s he was chief of intelligence for the Drug Enforcement Agency in La Paz, Bolivia. The Andean nation was the second largest producer of cocaine in the 1980s into the mid 90s. But unlike the violent scenes and power grabs across the border in Colombia, the action in Bolivia - though no less profitable - was sleepier