Marco Vazquez was doing time in a Puerto Rican prison in 1987 when he learned the centuries-old art of building ships in a bottle. His teacher was called Manati, the name of a town on the northern coast. Manati generally forbid anyone from watching him work, but after seeing Marco’s skill at miniature carving, he decided to teach him the craft. Read more about Marco Masters Art of Building Ships in Bottles
More than a month ago, we asked if anyone had a big-screen TV they could donate to Tabor House. We received two small-screen TVs, intended for residents' rooms, but we were forced to use one of them in the main viewing room at Tabor 1 (where caretaker Donna is watching, in photo at right) because, with the death of our previous TV, it was the best we had. Read more about Hey, we REALLY need a bigger TV than this!
James arrived in Hartford on Nov. 6, 2013, a place he had never been except for a few times he made deliveries when he was working as a truck driver. He didn’t know anyone. He had no idea where he would sleep. He just knew he couldn’t be home, in Southeastern Connecticut, anymore.
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