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Reading Dave Eggers' "Your Fathers": Room 53—Christ

Room 53: Aggravation, Christ, and Congress

—I saved you for last because you were the only one Thomas saw as a mentor and I think you complete the religious imagery that is there abut would have been more there if Eggers was religious and had a more religious agenda. 693 more words

Books

Husband Pays To Have Wife Killed - She Surprises Him At Her Own Funeral

Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction.  Noela Rukundo, met her husband, Balenga Kalala, 11 years ago in Australia.  They were both refugees, she from Burundi, he from the Democratic Republic of Congo and assigned to the same social worker.   384 more words

Features

I am Princess X

by Cherie Priest
First sentence: “Libby Deaton and May Harper invented Princess X in fifth grade, when Libby’s leg was in a cast, and May had a doctor’s note saying she couldn’t run around the track anymore because her asthma would totally kill her.” 291 more words

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Vestavia, Tuscaloosa kidnapping victims release statements following killing, capture of MO couple

VESTAVIA HILLS, Ala. (WIAT) — WIAT 42 News reached out to the Vestavia woman who was kidnapped from her home Sunday morning. Vestavia police charged Blake Fitzgerald and Brittney Harper with the crime. 216 more words

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Kidnapper Who Got The Wrong Guy: Let Him Go, But Beat Him First

CHICAGO (STMW) — They abducted their victim at gunpoint in broad daylight in Berwyn.

They blindfolded him. They demanded a ransom. And they threatened to cut off his fingers. 383 more words

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MO man killed, woman shot and captured after alleged crime spree

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fl. (WIAT) — The alleged crime spree is over for the couple at the center of a nationwide manhunt.

Less than one week after Blake Fitzgerald and Brittany Harper allegedly kidnapped and robbed their way across central Alabama, Harper is in the hospital and Fitzgerald is dead. 415 more words

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Broadsided - Part 8

Monday 1 February 2016

It was a spur of the moment decision. Ross had spotted the gas station attendant’s SUV parked in one of the two staff parking spaces around the side of the store. 1,133 more words

Twisted Fiction