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Smoke on the Water by
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Prompted By Fireworks

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Watching all those colorful explosions shooting through the sky just makes me happy.
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A culinary endurance story by (3 Stories)

Prompted By What We Ate

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Being from an Italian Family was well…… a culinary journey and a eating endurance contest. I grew up in a what was called as tenament in Fall River, Massachusetts.  If you do not know what that is, it is simply a duplex stacked one on the other.  We lived above my grandparents until I was…
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The Sharing Tree by
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Prompted By Charity

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I hope the preschoolers we taught remember that charity begins in our hearts and in the way we treat one another.
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Movin’ Out by
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Prompted By Moving Day

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I have made a total of eight moves in my life, and it is astonishing how many details I have forgotten.
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Yep, This Happened by
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Prompted By Embarrassment

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The manicure station is close to the door leading to and from the main lobby, and it’s always fun to sit and watch the steady stream of fit figures come and go.
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I Had Hair Once, But I Used It Up by
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Prompted By Haircuts

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"Regular haircut?" "Yup." Made his day.
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Revelations by
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Prompted By Fame

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Fame well deserved came to a young African American choreographer one night in 1960 when he premiered a new work at the 92nd St Y.   The choreographer was 29 year-old Alvin Ailey,   and the piece was Revelations. Inspired by what Ailey called blood memories of his rural Texas childhood,  and by Negro spirituals,…
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Social Distancing for a Novelist by (1 Story)

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You could say that I’ve been preparing for this for 40 years. That’s how long I’ve been a novelist, and social distancing is part of the job description. Every day I come up the stairs to my office and sit down at a computer, try to shut out the world, and descend into the universe…
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I Don’t Know How It Feels To Be U by
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(240 Stories)

Prompted By Inequality

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Things were getting better. Or were they?
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Fireworks Behind the Scenes by
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Prompted By Fireworks

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Get paid to blow things up?? He was in!
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