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Amanda Ann Klein
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The cast of the inaugural season of MTV’s “The Real World”: Eric, Norman, Kevin, Andre, Becky, Heather B., Julie, and the dog Gouda. Credit Photograph by MTV / Courtesy Everett
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Hey! I wrote this! Y'all should read n share.
#thebreakfastclub  
A film teacher looks back on "The Breakfast Club," partly through the eyes of her students.
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Good morning, fair readers! Today Harper Burke tells us a little something about killing bunnies:
"We, again, take turns holding the gun to the head of the creature, each closing our eyes and picturing what will happen when our fingers, shaking on the trigger, jerk backwards; what will be achieved. Just as we determined the rifle to be too much force, we wonder if the BB gun would complete our purpose at all. Would a BB, fired point-blank, even kill a baby rabbit? How much force does a BB gun exert? We definitely have no idea."
Read the full tale of bunny suffering here:
http://tellusastoryblog.com/20…/…/04/comfort-and-conscience/ 
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Misha Pettman describes love that turns into abuse, then back to love, which cycles back into abuse:

http://tellusastoryblog.com/2015/01/28/fried-potatoes/
by Misha Pettman   I remember frying sliced potatoes: sweat running down my legs, the bandana with the Texas state flag around your forehead-- the one you gave me to remember you by-- not stop...
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I wrote about the difficulties of counseling troubled students without the proper training. Read and share.
    Note: a big thanks to Vimala Pasupathi for the constructive conversations that culminated in this post. If you are a college-level educator, you have most likely experienced the follo...
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Today, we post a reflection on Sandy Hook by Allyson Wuerth:

"There will never be enough distance between us." 
by Allyson Wuerth “We take up the task eternal, and the burden, and the lesson, Pioneers! O pioneers!”—W.W Every writing workshop I’ve ever attended, I’ve been taught this: don’t write about a fres...
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Hey! I wrote this! In the New Yorker! 
Max Joseph and Nev Schulman on “Catfish: The TV Show.” Credit Photograph courtesy MTV
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A few months ago I discovered that my writing, which I generally publish for free, was potentially plagiarized by someone who gets paid to write for Slate. Did we both just have the same great idea at the same time? Or did something unethical happen?
Christian Exoo and I got together to research and answer this question.
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In a mad rush for online content, women and people of color are getting trampled.
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If you were wondering how ECU students reacted to the renaming of Aycock  residence hall, I wrote about it:
https://medium.com/@AmandaAnnKlein/on-common-sense-and-history-72940864e40e
#ECU   #JudgmentWeek  #Aycock
What happens when students enter the debate over politically correct speech?
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Misha Pettman shares a story of love and abuse that circles back to love and ends, again, in abuse:

http://tellusastoryblog.com/2015/01/28/fried-potatoes/
by Misha Pettman   I remember frying sliced potatoes: sweat running down my legs, the bandana with the Texas state flag around your forehead-- the one you gave me to remember you by-- not stop...
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The ravings of a tried pedant. Please don't give me a wedgie, world.
#highered
Academic writing has taken quite a bashing since, well, forever, and that’s not entirely undeserved. Academic writing can be pedantic, jagon-y, solipsistic and self-important. There are endless thi...
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A few weeks ago our true story blog published a story about a young boy who murdered his parents after enduring years of abuse. The only problem with that salacious tale is that is was a BIG FAT LIE. In today's follow up post, we explain why we published it in the first place. Read and enjoy!
Editor's note: Today's story is a follow up to "Survival (Part I)," which we published on November 5th of this year. We have requested and received permission to reprint all of the correspondence i...
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