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‘Kadian Journal’: A father’s story of losing his son, 14

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  • ‘Kadian Journal’: A father’s story of losing his son, 14

    ‘Kadian Journal’: A father’s story of losing his son, 14

    How do you mourn a life, and all its beautiful promise, cut so short?

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  • In Gaithersburg, a house gone to the dogs

    In Gaithersburg, a house gone to the dogs

    Sher Polvinale’s sanctuary for senior and ailing dogs gives them the chance to live out their days in peace

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  • A Washington lawyer unlike any you’ve ever met

    A Washington lawyer unlike any you’ve ever met

    She founded SiriusXM, a religion and a biotech to save her daughter. Now she’s the top-paid female exec.

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Plate Lab

An izakaya’s bowl of late-night comfort

An izakaya’s bowl of late-night comfort

Plate Lab: Izakaya Seki’s garlic fried rice seems simple, but making it requires a little attention.

The Working World

@Work Advice: Making the best of a good first job

@Work Advice: Making the best of a good first job

Recent grad thinks position is “below my skill level” and wants to bail; Karla says, hang on.

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Dilbert

Dilbert

The comic strip runs weekly in The Washington Post Magazine.

Gene Weingarten’s Below the Beltway

Of heels and high heels

Of heels and high heels

Do you see women as sex objects? Do you prey on men’s vulnerabilities? If the shoe fits, wear it, as they say.

Tom Sietsema’s Dining

On U Street, two Italian menus under one roof

On U Street, two Italian menus under one roof

At Alphonse market and Nonna’s Kitchen, deft cooks show off the rustic and elegant sides of Italian cuisine.

Just Asking

Just Asking: Opera singer Soloman Howard gets deep

Just Asking: Opera singer Soloman Howard gets deep

Football and opera? How the D.C. native deals with misconceptions and working his way to top form

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Mine

Mine: The acrylic statue

Mine: The acrylic statue

The gift stood for a love that neither she nor her mother had forgotten.

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Street Smart

Street Smart: what to do on Columbia Pike

Street Smart: what to do on Columbia Pike

The South Arlington community’s real narrative is best told through its family-owned businesses as well as its havens for artistic and spiritual expression.

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Apptitude

Apptitude: Can Tingo get you a better hotel rate?

Apptitude: Can Tingo get you a better hotel rate?

Booking app promises a refund if the price drops on your hotel room.

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Second Glance, Crossword & Crunched

Second Glance

Find the 12 differences between the original photograph, top, and the altered photograph, center. Answers at bottom. (Degree of difficulty: advanced.) For more Second Glance puzzles, click here.

Sunday Crossword

Merl Reagle’s crossword puzzle appears weekly in The Washington Post Magazine.

Crunched: Top-paid speakers in the DMV

Hint — you’ve got to have a lot of experience to command the bucks.

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