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03.20.2017

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The Sun Interview

A Walk On The Wild Side Joe Hutto’s Life With Animals

by Al Kesselheim

“Other species do everything we do. Do many animals think? Yes. Are they analytical? Yes. Do they have emotions? Of course.”

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Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Dirty Work

by Nancy Matson

The hardest part of the job

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That Night, That Morning

by Anthony Varallo

What to tell the children?

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Fiction

Says Mother

by Laura Willwerth

“I'm just drifting off to sleep when a creature in the bushes outside my window screams like a human baby. I run to the kitchen. What is that? I ask my mother.”

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The Hogs, The Sow, The Wind

by David Rutschman

The day everything changed

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Poetry

Ghost Dogs

by Dion O'Reilly
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Readers Write

Breaking The Law

by Our Readers

An illegal abortion, a brother’s drug habit, Cold War secrets

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In This Issue

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Sunbeams

It seemed there was no end at all to the lies a person could tell, once she got started.

Kim Edwards, The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

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Letter to the Editor

If you’re thinking about writing us a letter, give in to the temptation.

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