Hilary Decent

Decent: If the doppelgangers are coming…

“How about some popcorn?” Grumpy asked as we entered Ogden 6 movie theater in Naperville.…
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Decent: Special Olympics basketball…

The scene was like something out of a movie. In the final moments of the basketball game,…
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Decent: Alive Center helps teens find…

“Teens have so much potential, yet rarely do they get to use it,” says Jatin Mathur,…
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Decent: Gift of the gab helps this…

What’s the first thing you think of when you think of the Irish? Shamrocks? Leprechauns?…
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Column: ‘Hamilton’ lovers,…

As a proud musical theater nerd, I don’t know why it took me so long to see “Hamilton.”…
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Decent: Helping someone make peace…

Katherine Coutrakon finds inspiration in the darkest of places. You might even say death…
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Decent: Who doesn’t love a Thin…

When I looked at American culture from across the pond before moving here, I’ll admit…
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Decent: So, you’re planning a…

Since this is the time of year when many of us are lucky enough to escape to the sun,…
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Decent: Even for a neat freak, Marie…

It’s not easy being a neat freak when you’re married to someone whose idea of tidying…
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Column: After their fathers died of…

Two mothers are making sure their lives are defined by triumph, not tragedy, as they…
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Decent: Woe to the wife of an inveterate…

“What book are you reading?” said Grumpy, leaning over my Kindle while we were out…
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Decent: ‘DuPage Doubles’…

Is having twins twice as nice or double trouble? Last year, Edward Hospital marked its…
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