Born, 02/05/1945, in Manhattan, NY. Lived most of his life in Brooklyn. Attended P.S. 47, P.S. 6, Aviation H.S. in Queens and John Jay H.S. in Brooklyn. Worked 20 years for the Sanitation Dept. Retired from city service in 1990. Owner driver, New York City medallion taxi. Traveled throughout the U.S. in a 32 ft. 5th wheel for three years. Lived in Seattle; 1999-2005. Presently resides in Scranton, Pa. firstname.lastname@example.org
by Adrian Del Valle
It’s not every day that a newborn baby is stuffed inside a cardboard box, folded up and left in the gutter. Nick Santinelli steers a huge New York City street sweeper around a corner and sees the box lying just ahead. He gets out and picks it up, both surprised and shocked at what he finds inside. He brings the sleeping baby home and...
Upstairs, he removed a yellow note, folded and stuffed between the apartment door and the molding. To Sam Garrety. I don't appreciate your cat having fits every time you leave that apartment. Either you shut him up, or I will be forced to notify the landlord. Sam wrote her back and taped the note to her door. Dear Bertha...
Yesterday in the Cavern's Dark Of fire, spirits and men
by Adrian Del Valle
The ground before him was flat with little growth. He lifted his gaze to boulders strewn about like legless carcasses, and to dwarf trees that struggled to survive under the less than favorable conditions. Beyond the cliff edge, an expansive view spread out in all directions. He sat crossed legged to face it while loosening the snake...
Joe Barnes’ home is a 9X12 room on a quiet tree-lined street near Downtown Brooklyn. He borrowed $10,000 from the Irish Mob in “Hell’s Kitchen”, a lot of money in 1961. The first payment is well over due. He’s late by three months and now they want it all back. That’s why he’s hiding out across the river with no plans of...
Crossing the Rio Grande River into one of the most inhospitable deserts on the planet is no easy task for any Mexican Illegal, let alone a fifteen year old boy. Emanuel Saragosa makes a fateful decision to help his family out of destitute poverty and near starvation by finding a job in San Antonio. After days of walking through 110...
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