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Read Issue #310

The Dissection Question

By Emma Cairns Watson

In Emma Cairns Watson’s off-kilter tale “The Dissection Question,” 13-year-old Nadine tries to impress her friend Selby by signing up for an adult dating service—and gets both much more and much less than she ever expected.

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You Can Be More

By Kavi Yaga

In Kavi Yaga’s “You Can Be More,” a woman believes she is cursed with bad luck that afflicts those around her. Is there a cure? There might be, but it comes with a cost she hadn’t counted on.

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Railroads

By Luna Hou

A second-generation Chinese American teen attempts to reconcile her new, emerging self with the deep roots of her culture and ancestry in Luna Hou’s Teen Writing Contest-winning story, “Railroads.”

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