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My great-grandfather exists now only in memory, unacknowledged even by his tombstone Read more

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He said he just wanted towels. There was no reason to be afraid. Read more

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A poem about a postal code. Read more

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We got paid once a week in cash - it made you feel special the first few times. Read more

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Rice, tea and a trillion dollars of spirit money. Read more

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Personal narratives by Indigenous and settler contributors describing significant first contacts that brought new insights. Read more

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Very quietly, very slowly, happiness can take over a person's life Read more

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Who knew my dad's old pen was a famous Parker 51 Vacumatic? Read more

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Leaving Thunder Bay isn't one of the things that gets easier with practice Read more

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Forgotten cutlery, missing mushrooms and lingering doubt: a recipe for bewilderment. Read more

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A young Indigenous woman deals with hippy-artist-pothead boyfriends and car troubles. Read more

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Randy Fred reports on migrant workers, then and now. Read more

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The restaurant had white concrete walls and chrome lights dangling from the ceiling that gave the place an operating theatre vibe. Read more

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Christine Novosel reports from Glasgow on art school, apiary management, Brexit and being a junkyard dog. Read more

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Evelyn Everett-Green wrote novels for young people, of a morally improving nature. Her books were also meant to entertain, with tales of wholesome adventure and romance, often set in heroic times or picturesque locations. Read more

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Despite attempts to reattach my pinkie, I woke up with nine fingers. Read more

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Battenbergs and Victoria sponge at Buckingham Palace. Read more

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"Had hardwoods and crown moulding / I thought I could afford. I signed the lease, / sick of driving everything I owned" Read more

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David Koulack spends Yom Kippur in a packed gymnasium in Paris among a beehive of activity and a cacophony of sound. Read more

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Eve Corbel draws emoji you can use when Mercury is in retrograde, when you've eaten too much hot sauce and during other specific times of need. Read more

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