Laurel Ann Adams

Laurel Ann Adams is a doctoral candidate in neuroscience at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. 

The Great American Birthday Party


What kind of Bicentennial was it? Garish and understated, banal and uplifting, ridiculous and dignified, irrelevant and thoroughly appropriate. Americans celebrated in the strangest ways. In St. Louis, a pre-medical student stood on his head on the wings of a hi-plane. About 500 miles northeast of Bermuda, a man named Karl Thompson, trying to accomplish […]

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