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How I Finally Conquered Eighty Seconds

Part I: Freshman Year Coach Chris Martin stood at the foot of our lane, waiting as we finished the last set. Ten one-hundreds on a minute-thirty. There were five of us in lane one, ranging from freshmen to seniors. Lane … Continue reading

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Pages

I’m lying on my bed with my girlfriend and we’re watching Saw III on my computer. And in all seriousness, it’s probably the worst movie I’ve ever seen. I was expecting to watch a scary movie, but instead, I’m curled … Continue reading

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Teacher

Q: A: No one thought much of anything when he didn’t show up to school that day. It’s not like that’s something out of the ordinary, you know? Teachers miss class sometimes. We get sick, our kids get sick, we … Continue reading

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Ringo

Just when they introduce us, the crowd erupts into applause, smacking their hands together like those toy monkeys with the cymbals and sticking their fingers in the corners of their mouths, piercing loud whistles that are muffled by the plugs … Continue reading

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