ANCHORAGE — A reader named Kari Miranda wrote me an email a few weeks ago that caught my attention in the first paragraph.
“Journalism, to me, (in my non-educated mind) is all about story-telling,” she wrote. “Not just factual statements covering the local buzz, but the stories and lives behind the ‘news.’ “ Her family had a story to tell, she said.
“My parents are deaf,” she went on. “Yes, note the plural. Parent(s). Which means both of them. (Can you guess how many times I’ve been asked that in my life? Smiles...).”