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NEWS AND OPINION

By Kyle Cassidy

War Paint: The Intimate Stories Behind Military Veterans' Tattoos

My understanding of the military got more complicated the more I worked on this book; the more vets I met and photographed; the more days I spent in airports, VFW halls and living rooms, listening to grandfathers, mothers, brothers, sisters. I heard stories of love and loss and success and failure; of profound attachment, overwhelming sadness, and a camaraderie seemingly unknowable by anyone who hadn’t gone through it.

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NEWS AND OPINION

By Michael Alan Goldberg

Owners of Kung Fu Hoagies Combine Their Two Passions: Martial Arts and Veggies

Kung Fu Hoagies is a vegetarian/vegan food cart that longtime pals and South Philly residents Davis, 31, and Renzi, 30, launched in mid-March. After just three months, they’ve garnered steady lines of customers, glowing Yelp reviews and lots of buzz on the street about where to get a cheap, kickass vegetarian banh mi or noodle bowl.

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NEWS AND OPINION

By Tara Murtha

How to Spot a Counterfeit Piece of Legislation

Even though Planned Parenthood's records show that 95 percent of services provided are preventive, if Harrisburg’s Republicans get their way, they’ll sacrifice all those general medical-care services just to make it harder for low-income women to access abortion—which, by the way, is a legal procedure.

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ARTS AND CULTURE

By PW Staff

Calendar: June 13-19

Sex Toy Bingo, Judah Friedlander, the Daily Show and more to do & see this week in Philly.

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