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Author Archives: Marissa Abruzzini (Blog Writer, SevenPonds)
Postcard art and poetry provide outlets for intense emotional expression
If you could tell the world just one secret about yourself, anonymously, what would it be? This is precisely what PostSecret founder Frank Warren wants to know. His project asks total strangers to draw or write on blank postcards, revealing one … Continue reading
Harrison uses hand-drawn comics to express complicated emotions
A cancer diagnosis affects everyone differently. Some people choose to spend the remaining years of their lives traveling. Some take up yoga, and some find comfort in music. Teva Harrison draws comics. In her moving book, “In -Between Days: A Memoir … Continue reading
For the first time, the Foundation has taken legal action against a nursing home
For the first time since its founding, the legal branch of AARP Foundation is suing a California nursing home for allegedly evicting an 83-year-old woman without due cause or notice. This is one of the first official responses to a growing trend … Continue reading
Dirk Staschke takes us back through history with his symbolic art
You’re more likely to see still life vanitas hanging on the walls of historic art museums than in modern art galleries. This distinctive style of Dutch art, which reached peak popularity in the 16th and 17th Century, isn’t nearly as … Continue reading
China's healthcare system embraces an unusual Swiss program
Over the past 20 years, Switzerland’s clown doctors have made their way to six of China’s top hospitals. And no, this isn’t a bad joke about the Swiss healthcare system. These “doctors” are literally clowns. They wear bright red foam noses, … Continue reading