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Portable Magic

Reading, for me, is entertainment and an escape from the real world. But it can also inform and stretch the boundaries of the life I live.

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My Brilliant Friend
Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein
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I Am Malala
Malala Yousafzai
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Daniel Keyes
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I was a know-it-all child, part 3

The ham radiating stinky spoilage made a big impression on me. I remember very closely examining any ham I was served, wondering if it was covered in bacteria. This put me off drinking water for a bit, too. It never occurred to me that the gallons of cherry Koolaid I drank was just flavored tap water.



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