One a.m. hits hard for those who live on a corner in Westwood.
After spending a good portion of the night looking for food, many
of the Village’s homeless wander through the streets
searching for company or a doorpost to call home for the night.
Dria Fearn quickly typed away at her computer screen on what
would have otherwise been a lazy Sunday afternoon during Memorial
Day weekend. In addition to studying for finals and serving on
several committees, Fearn recently had to get retested for
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ““ a condition she
was diagnosed with in grade school ““ because she will be
taking the LSAT examination soon.
Keri Seymour’s commanding confidence and outgoing nature
belies that only a short while ago she was recovering from a
near-deadly encounter with an eating disorder.
After taking several years off, this is her first semester back
in school at Pasadena City College, where she is a first-year
theater arts student .
In the hills of Thailand, 23 Buddhist monks are working around
the clock to treat patients who are dying of AIDS. Twenty of these
monks have contracted AIDS themselves in the process ““ but
there isn’t anyone else but them to care for the sick.
The plush carpeting and large mahogany table in Andrew
Pelling’s laboratory stand in contrast to the hard, tiled
floors and countertops of most labs. But then again, the research
that goes on inside this lab isn’t very typical.
Katherine Zartman waited excitedly in the lobby of the Gonda
(Golschmied) Neuroscience and Genetic Reserach Center building
early Friday morning. In a few minutes, she would meet a UCLA
researcher working on several psychiatric disorders, including
schizophrenia ““ a disease that critically affected her son
Peter nearly 15 years ago.
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