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Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte by
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Prompted By Banned Books

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In the Midwest, the voice of a wise, sweet spider as been silenced. Charlotte's Web is a banned book. Who would have thought?
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Anxiety at the DMV by
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Prompted By The Eyes Have It

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As I drove home, I noticed all the lights blurred with huge halos, and, although I knew where I was, I couldn't read the freeway signs ...
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Said/Unsaid by
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(172 Stories)

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There are flashes of behaviors and preferences, most of them quirky, that I have which are just like my mother's.
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Experiential Prizes by
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(172 Stories)

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... my name was called, the first and last time I won this organization's raffle. The people at the table were delighted I won ...
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Channy by
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Prompted By Refugees

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"Then ... I can tell you," Channy said. "As a teenager, I survived the Killing Fields of Cambodia under the Kmer Rouge."
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Hi-Tech Culture Shock by
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Prompted By Refugees

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It wasn't clear how getting a job happened in Russia, but I soon figured out it was nothing like in the United States.
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The Fog of COVID by
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(172 Stories)

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So what should we do? The best I can do is say, "It depends." That enough uncertainty for you?
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The Oddest Ocean View by
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(172 Stories)

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So it went for most of the night, and it was impossible to sleep. Instead of an ocean view room, we had an ocean.
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The Chemistry Cheat by
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(172 Stories)

Prompted By Cheating

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At this point I had to make a split-second choice. I could stop and tell Mr. C or just let it go.
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Teen Art in the Basement by
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The basement looked bright and cheery, and the wall added a lot of color. Alas, the sentiments on the wall remain relevant today.
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