Be Unique
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Be Unique

It’s None of Your Concern

In defense of human curiosity

“It’s none of your concern,” the voice whispered out to me. I almost didn’t hear it. Maybe I imagined it, occurred to me. And had to look to find the peering and strangely angry eyes of the fellow at the bus stop.

I was only vaguely aware of the rest of him, around his eyes, and a shadowy second figure. I absorbed that this second person must…



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Alison Acheson

My latest book is a memoir, Dance Me to the End: Ten Months and Ten Days With ALS. My newsletter is on Substack: THE UNSCHOOL FOR WRITERS.