An Amygdala
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An Amygdala

Let Me Have My Coffee Before You Call Me Fat

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I groggily got out of bed a little after 8 AM and set out to complete my morning routine. I am not a morning person, and thus my process of waking up is a protracted affair.

Just as I was getting my day started, my phone buzzed. My favorite aunt from Canada was calling me. I’m one of those rare millennials who still answer phone calls, so I picked up.




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