I write about people ... then I share my observations. I tell it like it is. My style is - in your face reality combined with a unique perspective due to my background. I’m white Jewish and grew up in Washington Heights, Manhattan.
I come from an impoverished and crazy homelife. My teen years were especially difficult. In spite of all these obstacles, I managed to get into Columbia under the Higher Education Opportunity Program, got my BA there, and afterwards my Masters in Social Work. This solidified my already instinctual propensity to understand what motivat more...