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Sarah Yaw

Moses doesn’t have the opportunity to count blessings very often, so when he walks into the mail room, the seasoned wood of the counters and the boxes used for sorting that have been here since the prison’s beginning a century and a half ago, the old, oiled smell of the room, and the light tickle

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October 3, 2014

Courtney Moreno

When conducting the triage of a multi-casualty incident, start by taking charge. Consider the textbook example, based on the events of July 16, 2002, in Santa Monica, California. On a Wednesday afternoon, against the sparkling backdrop of summer sky and swaying palm trees, an eighty-six-year-old man drove his burgundy 1992 Buick LeSabre down three blocks

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September 26, 2014

Michael Cho

Late Night Library: Summarize your book in 10 words or fewer. Michael Cho: Smart young woman is caught between inertia and creative ambition. LNL: If this book were the lovechild of two others, who are its parents? MC: Toughie. Can I cheat and include a couple of movies? The Push Man by Yoshihiro Tatsumi and

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September 5, 2014

Michael Pitre

My eyes adjust and I see the convoy in front of me. Four Humvees and two seven-ton trucks. I understand suddenly, and with queasy certainty, why I’m running. I need to warn them about the pressure switch, hidden in a crack in the road. It’s a length of surgical tubing stitched through with copper wire.

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August 29, 2014

Christina Nichol

Dear Hillary, Your version of Democracy and our version are quite different. Our version means if the leader says something we say, “Yes, you are right!” By the way, I just read that U.S. Troops, GI Joes, are recently deployed in Georgia, fighting against terrorism :- ), training Georgian “commandos” ;- ) called Special Operation

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August 22, 2014

Tania Malik

Madan jerked his head up and down in a gesture he hoped conveyed deference. His father’s lips twisted into what Madan took for a smile, but it was not one of reassurance or welcome. If his father could, he would pack the family back on the train to their village, continue to send them money

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August 15, 2014

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