Posts by Christopher Johnston

Cleveland Magazine | Road Warriors

Christopher Johnston
PUB: Cleveland Magazine

Faced by a fresh awareness of the “finiteness” of life, Henry A. Zimmerman III decided that quality time with his son meant spending seven weeks together on a 9,OOO-mile odyssey around America in a 1982 VW Vanagon…

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Cleveland Tab | Letter from Israel

Christopher Johnston
PUB: Cleveland Tab

Until a few months ago, Dror Moredechi, a grocery store owner outside of Beit She’an, Israel, probably never thought he would feel closer to people from Cleveland than to some of his own relative; But that changed after June 19, 2003…

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Northern Ohio Live | Disarming the Bomb in Hunter’s Head

Christopher Johnston
PUB: Northern Ohio Live
Sep 1, 1999

Fortunately, the tiny bomb lurking in Hunter Severns’ head has not escaped detection. Diagnostic scans on two light screens on the operating room wall reveal its shadowy outlines insinuating throughout his brain, stealing blood from its rightful recipients…

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Time.com | The Cleveland High School Shooting: Portrait of the Suspect as Teenager

Christopher Johnston
PUB: Time

In hindsight, the poem on T.J. Lane’s Facebook page was an apparent omen. But before this week, it had all the originality of every adolescent’s angry angst. A touch of goth. A dollop of rebellion. An obsession with mortality. It ends with these lines: “Feel death, not just mocking you. Not just stalking you but inside of you…”

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