In mother tongues

American Pie?

My mother strings words together more eloquently than I, both despite her lack of familiarity with English and because of it.
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Archive of my own: A personal essay

If Goodreads let me count the troves of novel-length fanfiction, or fic, I’m constantly reading, this wouldn’t be a problem. I read for fun all the time — a lot of this time, however, admittedly ends up being spent on the website whose icon I have front and center for easy access when I open Safari on my phone: Archive of Our Own, or AO3, one of the most popular fic websites.
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