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Cowboys, by Andrew Tobias by
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Prompted By Being Different

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I was going through a stage, right? I was SUPPOSED to hate little girls when I was a little boy.
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Coming Out to Esther, by Mark Leno by
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Prompted By Being Different

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To come out was to announce to the world that one was a mentally ill outlaw. No wonder this was challenging to my parents.
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The Marvelous Escalator of Bishal Bazaar, by Jeff Greenwald by
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Prompted By Travel

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He prostrated himself before this divine sight, this river of steel issuing miraculously out of the ground.
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The Gift of Gifts, by Jesse Kornbluth by
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Prompted By New Beginnings

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If I were struck dead right now, how many years would the insurance buy for Beth and the kids?
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Let’s Torch 2016 by
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Prompted By New Beginnings

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We’re Americans. We don’t float no stinkin’ boats.
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The Last Boomer Competition by Michael Kinsley by
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Prompted By The Great Beyond

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That sports car may be to die for, but in fact you wouldn’t.
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Fearless Forecast by Andrew Tobias by
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Prompted By Best Advice: Money

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If the truth be known, I am only vaguely aware of this year's GNP, let alone capable of projecting its level twelve months out.
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Cooking for the ‘Ohana by Beverly Gannon by
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Prompted By What We Ate

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Tuesday was way-overcooked-fish day at my house, a day when I tried my best to go to a friend's house for dinner.
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Mr. Pebbles by
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Mr. Pebbles  was a Soviet Space Cat who became the first animal in space, and the first animal to orbit the Earth. Mr. Pebbles, a stray cat from the streets of Moscow, was selected to be the occupant of the Soviet spacecraft Sputnik 2 that was launched into outer space on November 3, 1957. Little was known about…
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Island Style by Peter Merriman by
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Prompted By What We Ate

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I started cooking because I was hungry. In fact, I'm still hungry—all the time.
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