Taking Off
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Taking Off


Irish, African and Jewish Ancestry Combine To Make One Helluva Tough Cookie

This unlikely ethnic combination has had a great deal to show me that I’m here to show you

Photo by KL Simmons

3 years ago, I took a DNA test that broke down my genetic composition which showed me the exact areas where my ancestors from 4




This publication is about taking off on foot, in a car, by plane or in the mind. It’s about taking off of work, school or life in general. Old stories, new stories and imagined stories that feature these various forms of taking off, including masks and hats, are all welcome.

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KL Simmons

KL Simmons

Owner of the pubs, “Taking Off” and “Pure Fiction”. Seeking to improve as a writer and human. Learning tons as I go. Lamenting that I’ll never know everything.

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