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The anti-club by
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It was lonely.  I suppose it was just adolescent agonizing over the search for independence and existential meaning, while simultaneously longing for acceptance and inclusion from kids my age. You know, the usual.
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The Club Crashers by
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When does a guest become a crasher? When they either pretend to be a member, or act as if they intend to join the club when they would never do so.
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“Turn up your radio” by
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I needed a present. I wanted it to be special. I was as poor as the usual working-class undergraduate.
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The Club No One Expects to Join by
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Loving a child with disabilities grants you membership to a club which people never aspire to join.
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Brothers & Sisters by
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1959. I’m awakened by the sound of a woman shrieking. I jump out of bed, peer out the window and see a police car parked dark and silent against the curb in front of the house directly across the street. All is quiet now, and in almost no time the crickets start up again. I…
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Welcome to the Club by
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In high school everyone knew it was important to join lots of clubs, because it looked good on your college application.
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