Olan Horne.
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A 59-year-old survivor of clergy sex abuse has ended a week-long hunger strike. Olan Horne from Chester, Massachusetts, stopped eating last week as a Vatican summit to prevent abuse began.

Rolando Garro Amherst Survival Center Tertulia
Raquel Obregon / NEPR

Rolando Garro, research and outreach specialist of the Latinx Food Access Program at Amherst Survival Center, visited Tertulia on February 24, 2019. He spoke about the free services regarding food and hot meals provided for Latinx who reside in surrounding areas. 

Andre Dubus III In Contrast
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Andre Dubus III,  author of  the novels House of Sand and Fog and The Garden of Last Days and the memoir Townie, talks with Ilan Stavans about writing, reading and his latest novel Gone So Long.


Three Democrats and two Republicans have won seats in the Connecticut legislature following a series of special elections. 

Hampden County DA Anthony Gulluni announced a sex abuse hotline at his office after discovering there is a discrepancy between the number of sex abuse cases reported by the Springfield Diocese and the number of reports received by his office.
Anne-Gerard Flynn / Masslive /

The Hampden County district attorney says there's a discrepancy between the number of clergy sex abuse cases the Springfield Diocese has published, and the number the Diocese has referred to the DA's office.