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Shreader

By , Kernersville, NC

     "He's not dead. My little buddy is not dead." That was my mantra. Shreader was my male veiled chameleon. I noticed he was sickly-looking and not gripping on his branches. My family...

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The Mountain

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What I Want.

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Ceramics, Hockey, and the Subject of Regret

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When I was eight years old I sat in a yellow and fuchsia yurt, drawing with a fat beeswax crayon made specially in Germany for me (or so I was told). My mom's childhood copy of Nancy Drew and the...

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