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by jozerphine
Jun 28, 2013

I am not afraid of confrontation, but I am afraid of people. When something bad happens to me--a dude grabs me in a club, or someone yells at me on the train--I freeze, like one of those fainting goat videos on the internet. My body goes stiff,...

 

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by katyallday
Jun 25, 2013

Hi.  I'm Katy.  I recently told a story for Baltimore's Stoop Storytelling series about growing up with two brothers, spending my entire childhood trying to conceal my masterly easy bake oven baking abilities and ...

 

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by Donna Lubrnao
Jun 11, 2013

I am still never sure whether I really liked my dad or not. I guess when you nickname him mini-mussolini maybe not so much. He came into my life when I was six. My first recollection of him was the day he married my mother and the day I stood in...

 

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by John Willis
Jun 08, 2013

Everyone knows that after 911 air travel was never the same.  The hassle factor increased tenfold as our government scrambled to keep America safe.  As a regular flyer, I welcomed the hightened security - that was, until I discovered...

 

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by aliselim
Jun 05, 2013

When my kids were young and impressionable, I stumbled into one of the great secret weapons of fatherhood: be mythical, it helps you out of human-scaled dilemmas. 

 

Every father could use a moment like the one I...

 

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by monpayme
Jun 01, 2013

Find credible skiing primarily helicopter respecting selected, excellent area. suppose chwilówki online ancestry this sloped veer skied before. Despite the fact that this sounds appealing, for A- heli...

 

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by nimaa
May 28, 2013

 13 years ago I moved to states  from Iran, back there I was a dentist and in order to obtain my license here I had to take several exams, meanwhile I had a family to feed. Anyway after one work leading to another I got a job as a...

 

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by coyotetom
May 27, 2013

We tumbled out of the hatchback of the SUV. There were two of us stuffed back in the cargo hold with the luggage. We were at another rest stop. Nothing in all my life had prepared me for what it was like to be an automobile passenger in India. We...

 

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by Heather Hughes
May 27, 2013

 

I grew up in a John Hughes movie.  In fact, our name is Hughes. So… you know. We were all midwestern, sleepy, sub-urban lawns, teen eyes rolling like melonballs at church potlucks and fourth of july parades.  And...

 

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by Ezra Brettler
May 22, 2013

I have always been a deep sleeper.  

 

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by Ezra Brettler
May 22, 2013

Some people have penis envy.

Other folks are jealous of the blond bombshell who gets all the boys’ attention. Still others are envious of the sibling that gets all the parents’ praise, or the colleague that got the big...

 

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by Damian Sebouhian
May 22, 2013

Have you ever met a group of people who not only believed the world was going to end, but made serious preparations for it’s imminent arrival? Me, my wife at the time and our two-year-old daughter were living in Missoula Montana when we...

 

Dear Glynn,
I'm a huge fan of yours and Snap Judgment, and would LOVE to meet you when you come to NC to host dinner at the Lantern, in Chapel Hill. I wasn't able to get a ticket to that event, but please meet me for coffee...

 

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by kyeambriz
May 16, 2013

Start, play, go.

My earliest memory is of my parents fighting, screaming in the next room, and me, with my arms wrapped around my legs crying, thinking, and knowing, "They're going to get a divorce." Stop.