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Remembering the Compassion of Peter McWilliams

Remembering the Compassion of Peter McWilliams

A special reading of A Question of Compassion, the last (unfinished) book by writer and activist Peter McWilliams, debuted on Youtube Christmas day. The Youtube channel We Remember Peter also offers additional videos featuring a wide cast of activists reading excerpts from Peter’s writings. Peter McWilliams was a self-published, New York Times best-selling author of many different types […]

The Diary of a Mother’s Fight for Medical Cannabis Access

The Diary of a Mother’s Fight for Medical Cannabis Access

PHOTOS COURTESY OF DANIELLE KEYSER It’s Sunday morning. I look over at the clock beside my bed at 5:59 a.m., just seconds before the alarm starts to buzz. I roll over, place my hand gently on my daughter’s chest, and wait to feel the subtle rise and fall of her ribcage. Ahhh, Anna is breathing. […]

Interview with Heather Jackson, Executive Director of Realm of Caring

Interview with Heather Jackson, Executive Director of Realm of Caring

On October 4, 2013, 10-year-old Zaki Jackson celebrated his “One Year Seizure Free Anniversary.” Zaki stopped having seizures when he began using Charlotte’s Web, a high-CBD strain of medical cannabis that his mother, Heather Jackson, credits for saving her son’s life. Yesterday, friends and family gathered in Colorado Springs for a big party to rejoice […]