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The New Brian

After suffering a stroke in 2015, Brian McGinn and his wife Julie set out on a journey that would lead them to discover new friends, new goals, and a new appreciation for each other.

Casa Maria

Volunteers at Casa Maria Catholic Worker Community give of themselves for the benefit of others.

Home for the Holidays

At the Earnest House, a unique transitional home in Tucson, women are creating their own traditions around the holidays.

Feliz Navidog

'Bad Santa' rode into town over the holidays to raise awareness and funds for the Humane Society of Southern Arizona.

The Cannabis Coach

How Bill Meeks - a former football player, a political conservative, practicing Mormon, and retired police officer - became a medical cannabis coach for Arizona’s elderly population.

The Survivor

There are 42 million sexual abuse survivors living in the U.S. today, and most have never told their story. Danielle McFarlin has made it her mission to break that silence.

Connecting Mothers

One in seven women experience depression during or after pregnancy and lack of mental health support can cost mothers their lives.

Prospective Owner, Operator of Navajo Coal Plant End Pursuit

The companies said they could not get anyone to commit to buying power from the plant.

Street Names 2

Street Smarts columnist, David Leighton, tells us the stories behind some of Tucson’s most recognizable street names and they aren’t always what you’d expect.

A Safe Place

Artist Kate Meyer explores trauma through art.

Help Wanted

Arizona’s economy is growing and the unemployment rate is low, but employers are reporting one of the most severe labor shortages in decades.

Amy's Story

When Amy Jackson was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder at age 22, she thought her life was over. But instead, she defied the odds and built a life of self-sufficiency and service.

Epicenter of Hope

Psychosis stopped Tommy’s life in its tracks. Then he found IMHR Epicenter.

Arizona Profile: Pastor Larry

Larry Munguia lost his family, his job, and his freedom to drugs and alcohol. Then he had a religious experience that changed his life and gave him a new purpose—working on the frontlines of the opioid epidemic and guiding others to sobriety.

Arizona Profile: A Woman in Recovery

After decades under heroin’s spell, Judy came to a crossroads that would transform her life.

Remembering William "Bill" Havens

William "Bill" Havens is a US Air Force Korean War veteran who is buried at Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Marana.

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