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The Education- The Man Who Declared Himself Emperor

Clement spent the better part of the work day unsuccessfully trying to meet Gertrude. At 5:30 he packed his bag and headed to the bus stop. He was immediately approached by Special Ed. “Did you year about the new restaurant … Continue reading

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The Electric Bike Vindication

Brent took a sip of coffee he just picked up at the drive-through window and cringed. “They put too much sugar in it. It’s like drinking candy.” Reggie lunged at the steering wheel from the passenger seat as they nearly … Continue reading

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Question Everything

At the end of his lecture, Dr. Irwin approached Allen. “Mr. Milo, do have a minute?” Allen Milo and Dr. Irwin stepped aside. “Sure,” said Allen Milo. Dr. Irwin held up a paper. “I just want to confirm this is … Continue reading

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The Philosophy of Feminine Hygiene Product Commercials

Violet got inspired by a feminine hygiene commercial. It was one that encouraged middle aged women to live their dreams courageously. That philosophy combined with years of public schooling that taught her she could do anything if she believed in … Continue reading

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A Tough Education

Distractions for a lifeguard are many. The echos of children splashing in the pool, for instance, rarely allowed Trevor an opportunity to think. Not to mention the constant need to protect the little cretins from drowning. Oh well, thought Trevor, … Continue reading

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The Diorama

Gwen approached Emma in the school yard a few minutes before the end of the day. The two first met when their children started kindergarten together. They referred to themselves as the ‘Parental Support Group’. “I’m excited. I think Amy’s … Continue reading

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Education Versus Life in the Weatherstrip Factory

Dropping out at grade eleven, Luke found a job working in a factory that made weather stripping for cars. He was stationed at a long drill press, run by four other people. Edith, with sixteen years of on the job, … Continue reading

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