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The other end of life

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

An emotional editorial by Shawn Olson about old age originally printed in the Messenger.

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The Life of Clarence Himes

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

A biography of Clarence Himes by his grandson Shawn Olson.

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Columbus Messenger, Me and Unprofessional

Posted on Oct 29, 2003 | Last Updated Jan 4, 2012

The Columbus Messenger Newspapers and why I don't work there anymore.

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Life and Death

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

Essays about life, old age and death.

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In the end

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

A poem on the end of everything.

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Himes Family Photos

Posted on Jan 1, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011

Photos of the Himes family.

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Reflections on the precariousness of life

Posted on Aug 8, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 7, 2011

Philosophical essay on life and death sparked by a family trip where a pigeon collided with the car and we had a flat tire.

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Editorial Review

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Jun 4, 2003
Editorial Review

Subjects in the Classroom and Life

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

A discussion on the utilitarian value of the subjects our schools teach. This editorial on education was one of the last pieces Shawn Olson printed as a Messenger writer.

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Printed Newsletter

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Jun 4, 2003
Printed Newsletter
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