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Mystery Guest by
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Prompted By Fame

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You turned down backstage passes, our friends asked? Are you CRAZY?
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The Four Things I Told My Mother in Hospice by
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Prompted By Forgiveness

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The last person to know me from moment one was reaching the end. What did she want to hear from me? What did I want to say to her?
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Gustav and the Rugrats by
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Virtual Seder like it's 1999.
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Phantom of the Opera by
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Our hearts all skipped a beat, so you can imagine the child’s terror, her scream piercing the waiting area.
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Deception by
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Prompted By Honesty

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The lies we told each other—and ourselves.
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Missing Out on Aruba by
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Prompted By Spring Break

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Spring break on Aruba? Oh yeah! There was only one problem.
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The Gumdrop Tree, by Myron Unger by
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Prompted By New Beginnings

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But little hands lifted the top of the garbage pail, and discovered the resting place of the gumdrop tree.
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Grace by
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Written in response to How We Like Our Eggs
We did not relish listening to praise and platitudes about a woman who was, to put it charitably, hard to get along with.
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Klearance Sale by
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The flyer—featuring a jolly Santa and offering floor models, repossessions, and a choice of linings—was in spectacularly bad taste.
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Aftermath by
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Prompted By Parties

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I walk out in a daze, music ringing in my ears, the girls in their party dresses still twirling across my eyes.
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