Our heroes don’t die, so long as they spark passion

So – Prince, a storyteller through music and acting, passed away on Thursday. WWE female wrestling personality, Chyna, died that same day. On April 17, Doris Roberts – the grandmother from Everybody Loves Raymond – died. The last few months have been filled with celebrity deaths. Patty Duke, Garry Shandling,…

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Behind the Lens

I’ve never been shy to shove a camera in someone’s face. I was about 12 years old when camera phones started to get really popular, and I wasted no time in filling my contact list with pictures of all my friends in silly poses. In high school I would take…

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VBM partners with Austin American-Statesman and Latina Lista to cover poverty in San Marcos, TX

About Me “Howdy, y’all!” – me, Allison Borthwick, an Indianapolis, Ind., native who has obviously been in Texas for only two weeks. How did not-so-little ol’ me wind up in Central Texas for the summer? Allow me to pull a quote from one of my favorite books. “I have been…

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