Fire wives aren't called "Fire Strong" for a reason. They are truly some of the strongest women around. Deanna is the epitome of a 'Fire Strong, Fire Wife.' But she's still human. And Greg's loss is still larger than life for her and their boys. Even five years later. … [Read more...] about Remembering the Fallen: OCFA Engineer Greg Hennessey
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I had shot most of the film before we began our work on trying to find ways to disguise the people whose faces couldn’t be shown and could never be shown. It’s not that they couldn’t be shown at the point of filming. They will never be able to tell their stories publicly with their face and with their voice because they are literally being hunted. I made a promise to everybody that I would find some way to disguise them. I asked them to trust me. So it was after most of the principal photography for the film that we began the research and development that ultimately took us through every approach that documentary films have used in the past to protect identities. And none of them was satisfactory. … [Read more...] about Gay People Are Being Murdered in Chechnya. Why Aren’t We Talking About It?
Many establishment voices are urging Biden to go with Harris, a potential fundraising star who has already been vetted on the presidential stage and been elected statewide multiple times. Some Obama allies are pushing Rice, who has never run for public office but has an unrivaled command of global affairs and experience working at Biden's side. Many progressives are hoping for a more “exciting” pick — such as Warren or Bass — who could help energize the party's left flank. … [Read more...] about 2020 Watch: And the Democratic veepstakes winner is?
"It's hard to imagine what a stage five might look like. But it would radically change the way people live. Not just rules on when and where you can go shopping -- but restrictions on going shopping at all," Andrews said, referring to the most severe measures that could potentially be implemented into the future. … [Read more...] about Australia imposes strict new virus measures in Victoria as early successes unravel