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Applied Bioengineering

Amber burst through the front door and ran in search of her dad. She found him down in the basement playing Skyrim. “Dad! I figured out what I want to be,” she proclaimed. Her dad paused his game and examined … Continue reading

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Brotherly Support

The first thing Luke noticed about his brother Ben sitting at the kitchen table were the dark circles under his eyes. “What’s wrong with you?” asked Luke. Ben hung his head. “I had the weirdest dream last night.” “I don’t … Continue reading

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The Big News Pie Company and Deputy Service

The ringing bell over the door let Gonzalo know he had a customer. He emerged from the back and smiled. “Welcome to the Big News Pie Company. How can I help you today?” A nervous looking man approached the counter. … Continue reading

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Evolved To A Better Smelling Species

I overheard a conversation in the coffee aisle of the grocery store: “I missed you earlier. Are you feeling okay?” “Like a million dollars-“ “Awesome.” “-in debt.” “Ouch. What’s wrong?” “I got reprimanded at work.” “Why?” “It’s supposed to be … Continue reading

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Human Nature

Miles was caught in the morning rush hour, driving to a meeting he didn’t want to attend. The pleasant voices on the radio, normally a welcome distraction, only heightened his anxiety. Reaching for his coffee, Miles looked down for only … Continue reading

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Why You Should Never Talk to Strangers

It was an usually warm Autumn day. Brett joined Milt by the open garage door of the oil change shop that faced Main Street. A customer wandered over as he waited for his car. “Never saw anyone come or go,” … Continue reading

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Precious Moments

Stuart walked in on Wendy as she was on her phone. He awkwardly waited until the end of the call. She laughed, then replied, “I promise to have a good day. Thanks for remembering. Love you, mom. Bye.” “What was … Continue reading

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