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This morning, my son had a little trouble managing his emotions. Sometimes e-learning and quarantine get a little much for all of us. So we took turns writing a story together. I thought I’d share it with you here. I lightly edited his writing for grammar and clarity. The parts he wrote are in italics. I hope it makes you giggle a bit too:


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Making electricity from poop at wastewater treatment plants

Janette DeFelice, MD, MA

Author of “Delia Rising” and “Resistance Essays from the Heartland.” Degrees in poli sci, humanities, and medicine. Mom of twins. Doesn’t suffer fools.

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