Entries by Dani Xiong

Parting, But Not Apart

Even though my Anchorage community mates and I are going our separate ways, we can always be brought back together.

Learning To Be Human

With each story shared, I learn a little bit more about my community mates, and I, too, let down another wall.

Season of Change

I’ve been forced to come to the unsettling conclusion that our systems do not adequately allocate care and funding to help everyone in need, and unfortunately, some people do get left behind. The youth—the future of America—seem to get priority over the folks who have struggled with homelessness and alcoholism for decades. No one says that upfront, but that appears to be the disturbing reality. Does this make sense? Should this make sense?