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The recent podcast, Snap Judgment #202: Abducted,  prompted me to write this essay about my experience of being adopted.
Adoption is perfectly legal, so why-or how-could it be compared to the experience of being abducted?
Now,...

 
It was 1969 inOttawa, Canada. Both my parents were Jewish, but they
 
raised us Catholic. Yeah, but they weren’t very convincing -
 

 
The Groundhog & BBgun

 The story I am about to relate has no basis in truth. It is an entirely made up tale. No one in this saga lives on earth. I am quite literally pulling this story out of my ass. Any similarity to people living or dead is purely coincidental...

    The receptionist at the architectural firm on Page Street with the three story glass windows and doors told me the Fed Ex package would be ready in 10 minutes.  I sighed,

     "Is it East Coast?...

 Becky Wahlstrom - Write Club

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 A story of a time when we were young and kinda stupid. Probably still are. Basically my first arrest (probably milder than others)

I met Jeremy in October of 2007.  How we met, where we met, and when we met was totally random happenstance. If any of the conditions or timing had been any different, we would have never found one another. After the first night of...

One Mans War

My Thoughts clash
Like arctic waters cooling hell torched steel
Images crash my persona, much as the tide breaks the cliffs during a
fatal storm
a war that would make Spartans...

I lied to a rabbi; a burden I’ve hidden for over 20 years. As a starving graduate student, the Temple hired me to teach religious school. For a part-time job, it paid extremely well. But the problem with religious school is; no one wants to...