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2001 Stories by Christopher Lawton

Archives: 2001
  • Left for Dead

    published July 25, 2001

    Imagine crawling from a tent after dancing all night to Grateful Dead classics and squinting up at the summer sun as the strains of Pink Floyd... More >>

  • Unbroken Promise

    published July 18, 2001

    Promise was a 6-year-old tomboy when she emigrated from Botswana to St. Louis. She remembers spending much of her first school year up in a tree,... More >>

  • Ink Stand

    published June 27, 2001

    Fourteen-year-old Jamie Pagano died five months ago, but a strikingly flawless replica of her face -- brown hair, round cheeks and beaming smile... More >>

  • SalmonFest

    published June 27, 2001

    Ever seen someone jam on a water phone or an electric banjo made from a tree stump? Expect such curiosities when Lesterville, Mo., welcomes... More >>

  • Power Play

    published June 13, 2001

    When the power died in California, so did Missouri Sen. Peter Kinder's hope of passing legislation this year to deregulate Missouri's electric... More >>

  • Station Break

    published February 14, 2001

    Sensitive pop-rockers and the softer, more vulnerable members of the St. Louis punk scene will gather at Washington University this Friday to hear... More >>

Archives: 2001