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Tell Your Story

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One by the little bitty baby

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I don’t throw up. I can, in all seriousness and without exaggeration, count on one hand the number of times I’ve vomited in my entire life. My kids often ask: if you had a superpower, what would it be? There are some good ones out there. Invisibility. Telekinesis. Becoming an armor-plated Russian. No one picks “not puking.” But they should. It’s a…




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Dan Canon

Dan Canon

Civil rights lawyer, law professor, and high school dropout. Writes about the Midwest, class struggle, and the untold horrors of the justice system.

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