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The Nicer Version

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A Long Island divorcée gets more than she bargained for when she adopts a dog during the pandemic.

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The Miniaturist

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Two young girls—new arrivals to the Ma’abara refugee camp—forge a friendship and a rivalry that echoes for decades.

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The Frame Between Us

By Ethan Luk

In our latest issue of One Teen Story, “The Frame Between Us,” a teen theater director contemplates adulthood and the loss it brings.

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