With thanks to Jose Miguel Morales; without his help, this article wouldn’t have been possible.
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It was by pressing hard against a pen, and not guitar strings, that his fingers bled.
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It’s a magical world, Hobbes, ol’ buddy… let’s go exploring! Calvin & Hobbes
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On Track – A Short Story
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My journey into our shared past began with a poem.