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Brother’s Keeper

A lost teenage girl in a confusing relationship

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I had a boyfriend once. We hardly spoke. But when we slept I glided across his dreams like a boat on glass smooth waters. I tried to tell my sister about him. I wanted to tell. Between biology and English comp I found her in the bathroom at school brushing straight the natural waves of her honey-colored hair. She leaned on the ledge of one sink to get closer to her reflection in the…

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Vivian McInerny

Career journalist, essayist, fiction writer, and life-long spirit-quester.