The Narrative Arc
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The Narrative Arc

GROWING UP IS HARD TO DO

Miracles Don’t Happen in Day Camp

I knew better

In grade school, my mother would pack me a sensible lunch with carrots, an apple, and a tuna sandwich on whole wheat bread and put it into a grocery bag.

It was very healthy but screamingly abnormal as far as I was concerned, my healthy lunches branding me forever as a lunchtime loser.

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Christine Schoenwald

Writer for The Los Angeles Times, Salon, The Startup, Tenderly, Fearless She Wrote, MuddyUm. Christineschoenwaldwriter.com