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The Left Hand Does Not Know About The Right Hand.

Mr.N was born with the proverbial “silver spoon in his mouth.” But that was not what endeared him to many, especially the weaker sections of society. 637 more words

We Indians!

Spies, Lies, and Harriet

Appetizer: Give me cake!

Everyone loves an after-school snack. Even now, I find myself craving a bite of something at 3:30 on the dot, even though I’ve been working in an office for several years now. 739 more words

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Attics are a Kid's Best Friend

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I grew up in a house built in the 1880s. It was 3 stories of Victorian drafty glory in the middle of a Minnesota town. 901 more words

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The Boxcar Children!

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If we are to set aside the love of orphan books for a moment, a large influence on my childhood was the mystery story. Especially ones where the heroes and heroines were kids. 869 more words

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The Magic of the Nile

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I am quite convinced that every child goes through an Egyptologist phase. Personally, mine was much stronger than the horse phase, in part because I felt that there were much better books about ancient Egypt than there were about horses (sorry… 716 more words

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A Cottage of My Very Own

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I always liked to play house. Not just the game where you and your friends mimic the daily lives of adults, but actually play that I owned a house that I could decorate however I wanted. 870 more words

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