Issue 25 Nonfiction

Dead or Alive?
by Emily Eddins

The first time Kevin died, we all sat around the kitchen table crying. Too new in this world to be accustomed to the unfairness and finality of death, my children had no idea how to cope with the loss. My husband suggested that each of us take turns saying what we were going to miss most about Kevin. My youngest son, aged five, went first.

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A Very Pretty Girl
by Anthony J. Mohr

if, toward midnight on Saturday, March 20, 1965, you had attended a civil rights vigil at the Federal Building in downtown Los Angeles, you would have seen me sitting on the steps to the main entrance, writing what I thought would be a love letter to Gwen.

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