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Vik Jolly

Journalist

Southern California

Vik Jolly

Writer. Editor. Educator.

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One-armed triathlete sweats the big stuff

ORANGE- Decked in swim trunks, Brandon Erickson straightens a pair of goggles over his eyes.
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Starting anew in land of opportunity

From Somalia to the US, a refugee family embarks on a new road setting small, achievable goals.
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Family forgives, drunken driver grateful

Rendy Ichsan could be behind bars. But he got a second chance from the family of the woman he killed.
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Marine families clash with Corps over helmet pads

John Maxie was riding in a Humvee in Iraq's Anbar province when two bombs went off, searing him.
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Businesses in O.C. are heavily invested in election outcome

Mexican election results give business leaders and expatriates reason for pause.
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Sex offenders challenge ban from parks

An appellate ruling that state law preempts local rules would invalidate a string of municipal laws.
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'Hardest working judge' honed by tough life

Most everyone who has come in contact with federal judge David O. Carter has a story about him.
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Israel's birth still marked by joy and pain

Nation and the land it calls home remains at the heart of geopolitical controversy 60 years later.
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Kelly Thomas case: Officers followed training, defense says

Defense: Two former Fullerton cops charged in the death of a homeless man followed training.
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O.C. church-goer lifts spirits in Louisiana town

BOGALUSA, LA. - In a city reeling from Hurricane Katrina, he pounced on opportunity. He prayed.
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Questions follow the Osprey tilt-rotor to Camp Pendleton

The MV-22 Osprey was nearly scuttled when 23 Marines were killed. The aircraft is coming back.
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Some see guerrilla group as Irans hope

Nasser Sharif knows who can get rid of the clerical regime in Iran: a group on US terrorist list.
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About

Vik Jolly

Storyteller with more than two decades of daily journalism experience. Writer, editor and teacher passionate about images in words. Excellent communicator, meticulous researcher and professional interviewer. Seeking truth and revealing humanity with determination and compassion. Top-notch content delivered on deadline with speed, balance and accuracy.