Category: adolescence

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Why You Not Date Me?

I desperately wanted a boyfriend. Starting in about fifth grade and then picking up momentum in sixth, seventh, eighth grades, it was all the rage to “go steady” with someone. No one ever asked me to go steady, save one brave boy (a foot shorter than I) who whispered his...

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Take a Spelling Test? Or Apply for a Promotion? 36

Take a Spelling Test? Or Apply for a Promotion?

“Take a Spelling Test? Or Apply for a Promotion?” You cannot think this was easy. Yes, that’s me in the back there, sandwiched between future cheerleaders. (As long as we’re all here together, can we stop a moment to admire the costly and chic backdrop used in this photograph? Too...

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