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Rocky on the Second Ballot by
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Prompted By Student Activism

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Hey kids, let's put on a convention!
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Just Pizza by
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Prompted By Restaurants

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Patti and I simultaneously glanced up a side street, spotted a pizzeria, and nodded knowingly at each other.
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Expats in London: Summer of ’74 by
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Prompted By Watergate

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Nixon's address would go down at 3:00 in the morning, London time. But this was history and we were not going to miss it.
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Roommate Poker by
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Prompted By Roommates

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The stakes were sky high: the corner single.
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Yokohama Item Nancy by
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Prompted By Technology

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“What does CQ stand for?” I asked. “It doesn’t stand for anything,” he answered. “It means ‘Seek you.‘”
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The Car That Smelled Like California by
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Prompted By My First Car

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The case of wine slid across the carpet and the bottles fell out. With a crash, one broke.
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Androgyny by
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Prompted By Gender Roles

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We all thought equality was a great idea, but it was not easy to translate into the day-to-day work of being married.
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Trading Places by
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Prompted By Halloween

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I wore no wig, no makeup, no heels—just the dress, set off by the full beard I wore at the time.
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Cohabitation by
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Prompted By Generation Gap

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I devised an ingenious way to break the arrangement to my mom. Or so I thought.
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Bounceback by
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Prompted By 9/11

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We watched the events of 9/11 with a kind of detached horror, since we didn’t personally know any of the victims. Or did we?
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