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A Two-Way Path by
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Prompted By Forgiveness

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Her implication was clear. She was upset with me. While I was abashed and said I was sorry, our relationship was considerably cooler from then on.
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Cleared for Take-off, Hard Landing by
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Prompted By Pandemic Summer

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The point is, half our testing is useless, and even Cassandra doesn't have any idea which half.
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A cursive compromise by
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Unless my penmanship improved I could be held back and not go on to sixth grade.
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Candlelight and cops by
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Prompted By Protests

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What was most unnerving? The police presence. While they weren't in riot gear, rows of cops stood their ground, clubs at the ready. Our knees shook.
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Redlines, artists, and mobsters by
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Prompted By My Hometown

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All seemed very normal in this town, as long as you stayed in your lane.
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Random meeting, profound changes by
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Prompted By Chance Encounters

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One professional encounter started so small I could never anticipate how profoundly it would change how I thought about business and maybe even life.
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A Junior Mistake by
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Prompted By Embarrassment

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The room froze, and I immediately realized that I'd said something that was taken in a way I didn't mean.
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From Fashion to Feminism by
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Prompted By Magazines

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These teen-girl publications lacked content for nerdy girls like me, though.
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A Geek in the Best Sense by
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Prompted By Aunts & Uncles

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Occasionally I'd hear strange noises emanating from his basement office. Sometimes a squeak, sometimes a series of booms.
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A War Experience Recovered by
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Prompted By Memorabilia

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Why the small beige box was in my mother's dresser I'll never know. The items pictured belonged to my father's father ...
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