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Family Matters

The Sleepover Friends: How Books and Friends Are Everything When You Are 10

An ode, a memoir, an essay, a memory

Photo by Anuja Mary on Unsplash

Growing up my friend Lauren and I had a tradition. We were the only ones to ever actually sleep over at each others homes. We both had a bit of dysfunction in our lives, drunken fathers, and such. And we were similar in other ways as well.



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Jenny Justice

Poet | Mom | Sociologist | Author | Brings Poetry to life with empathy, connection, joy, justice, and feeling. Poetry Fangirl ❤POM Poet❤