Musicians ARE Heroes

Originally printed in the Pine County Courier: June 22, 2017. Emilee Franklin Musicians ARE Heroes For people who don’t understand why others mourn the death of artists, you need to understand these people have been a shoulder to cry on. Our rock. They’ve been family, friends, leaders, teachers and role models. Many have taught us […]

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County Officials attempt to tackle underage drinking at community meeting in Hinckley

Originally Published in the Pine County Courier May 4, 2017. Emilee Franklin County Officials attempt to tackle underage drinking at community meeting in Hinckley On April 27, the Pine County Chemical Health Coalition hosted a community conversation around underage drinking at Hinckley-Finlayson Schools. A group of around 30 people gathered for the event which included […]

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Paranoia “Will Destroy Ya”

Originally published in the Pine County Courier May 4, 2017. Emilee Franklin Paranoia “Will Destroy Ya” I have experienced the crazy, unacceptable cultural phenomenon a lot this past year; life without a cell phone. From August to February, I resided in China, teaching English. While there, I needed to purchase a phone that would work […]

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My Story

Originally posted in the Pine County Courier April 27, 2017 Emilee Franklin My Story It has been over 730 days, or two years since the night that changed my life changed forever. Since that time I have dealt with anxiety, depression, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and physical symptoms related to my assault of having […]

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