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That time I made the Red Lobster crew cry

Why I grew to hate school graduations

Graduation Day 2003 from Lincoln University (Missouri)

Cheddar bay biscuits are delicious. They’re not good enough to cry over though. Still, there I was, holding back tears that finally boiled over and resulted in 14 other people crying, plus the Red Lobster staff who happened to glance over at our table. If I was going to cry like this, I expected it to be in the privacy of my…

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Shamontiel L. Vaughn

Shamontiel L. Vaughn

Check out her 3 Medium pubs: I Do See Color, Tickled and We Need to Talk. (Doggone World and Homegrown are now on Substack.) Visit Shamontiel.com

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