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Me in the orphanage

Why we started to BEAM

When I was growing up, there were few resources to consult about being adopted. Books on the subject tended to reinstate the illustrious positivism of the adoptive family without addressing some of the issues. We’ve included the most noteworthy authors and artists who have something to contribute to the dialogue… Read more…

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Bring back the Queen!

Revivals, regeneration, rehabilitation — these are all adoptions, too. Something or someone has been neglected, for example, the Queen Theatre in Wilmington, DE and then something or someone, like Hal Real, music visionary of World Cafe Live comes along and brings this derelict place back. For fifty years, the Queen Theatre… Read more…

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