Writing into a revolution

Off the Beat

I watched my family’s home turn into chaos on a television screen as I sat almost 8,000 miles away in California. Swarms of protesters were marching through the streets of Cairo to demand an end to then-president Hosni Mubarak’s rule. I was shocked and didn’t know what to make of
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Diary of a sad clown

Cutting Room Floor

“They dared me to kiss you because you’re so depressed,” he asserted matter-of-factly, before scurrying back to his friends.
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