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The candy’s smooth wrapper crinkles as I trace its edges with my fingertips, imagining its contents. The wrapper tears like a fine fabric, revealing a corner of dark chocolate. I break off a...

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     I like reading The Economist and watching "I love the 80s." I like tennis, Fazoli's breadsticks and writing assignments. I value honesty, commitment,...

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   The brisk, frigid wind burnt my face as I stood a few yards away from the backyard fence. I waited for the pass from my cousin; a torn up black and magenta foam football was...

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