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The Myths to Russian,Ukraine,Slavic women by Donald Stevens
Woman are the same anywhere in the world ..
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The Assyrian Genocide Memorial Wall by Rosie Malek-Yonan
Rosie Malek-Yonan, author of "The Crimson Field," was the keynote speaker at the unveiling of the Assyrian Genocide Memorial Wall. She wrote the following article describing the day's event...
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The Boy --- Chapter 1 by Sandra Mushi
The Boy is my second attempt of serials. Anyway, I am not going to say more now as I will be giving the plot away. Anyway, I will let the story unfold on its own and speak for itself. Hope you enjoy it...
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The Boy --- Chapter 2 by Sandra Mushi
The boy remembers .....
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The Boy --- Chapter 3 by Sandra Mushi
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The Boy --- Chapter 4 by Sandra Mushi
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The Boy --- Chapter 5 by Sandra Mushi
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The Boy --- Chapter 6 by Sandra Mushi
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The Bricks by Mitzi Jackson
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The Brother’s Destiny - by Emile Tubiana
Helping the family does not always go as expected. Translated by the Author from the French original below...
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The Cajuns Next Door. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A new set of neighbors moves into a boy's neighborhood, and he finds them fascinating...
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View Photo of The Caves of Humanity Read excerpt from The Caves of Humanity The Caves of Humanity by J Blackwood
The underground caverns in Mexico wove stories in my imagination that developed into my poem “Whispers Underground” which is not intended in any way as a reflection of the Mayan Culture. I was born on a Caribbean island with a history of cannibalism among the native Carib Indians of the region. Ther..
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The City by Sandra Mushi
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The Coachman by Emile Tubiana
Many problems seem insurmountable to us, unless we are confronted with an even bigger problem. It is only then that we feel content with what we already have...
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The Crab Season by Lucille lucil95783@aol.com
Excerpt from novel, JOURNEY FROM SHANGHAI..
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The Father of Twelve Children by Emile Tubiana
An Oriental-type story created by the Author, with a message: "Never despair, even in the worst situations, help can always come from where one least expects it"...
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The Feet of Pele by L. 'Ailina Laranang
An aging hula dancer reflects on her upbringing in a traditional hula school and is affected by the generation following her...
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The Flower of Flesh and Blood by Crispin Sands
A punk rocker, circa 1979, contends with the destruction of his favorite cafe at the hands of an unknown bomber...
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The Flower of Flesh and Blood by Crispin Sands
A punk rocker, ca. 1979, contends with a terrorist action against one of his favorite haunts...
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The Flower of Flesh and Blood by Daniel Callaghan
A punk rocker, circa 1979, contends with the destruction of his favorite counter-culture cafe...
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The Ronee' Files: Crawfish Festival Time Again! (May 4, 2013) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' Le-Anne Stinkowitz is having a great time at the annual Crawfish Festival in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana...
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The Fruitcake King of Riyadh by Kalikiano Kalei
For many the 'F-word' is a scatological ejaculation that while typically serving as a salty expression of extreme irritation, refers to a certain act of vigorous physical procreative interaction among men and women. For a few atypical souls, however, the 'F-word' is a reference to that much alie..
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The Funniest Duppy Story I Ever Heard by George Graham
This anecdote is from a series of vignettes called "Jamaica Remembered." It recounts a folk tale, known in the island as a "duppy story: because it is about the supernatural...
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The Ghost of the Willow by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
This little town is full of colorful tales this is only one of them.....
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The Glory in Supreme Sacrifice by Dr. Sandeep Kar
The story of an Indian soldier fighting the Kargil war against Pakistan...
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The Hairy Legs War by David Arthur Walters
Authorsden's Helga Ross clued me in on the Hair War being waged on nature...
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The Hood I by Lee Gaylord
Life and times in the hood...
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The Hungry Landlord by Sandra Mushi
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The image with the trumpet by Koty Lapid
Copyright © 2004 By Koty Lapid --The story is about the pain of un-appreciation of a gift. It is also about the changing attitude towards art presented on computer in our society. ..
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The Interview - Part II by Barbara Terry
What Jodie experiences, after her interview. This second part is not biographical for me like the first part was. But I hope you like this part too. ..
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The Iranian Hat by Kenny Baez
My art tutor told me she had a story that 'need writing', but her English she felt, let her down. I went to work...
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The Letter by Sandra Mushi
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View Photo of The Loneliness Read excerpt from The Loneliness The Loneliness by Murugesu Nat
The girl who displaced from Srilanka to London to stay with her uncle. She has faced so many problems. Finally she had made a decision for her future life...
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The Louisiana In Mama. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A young girl appreciates her Cajun French heritage. Image of magnolia (C) 2010 by Karla Dorman...
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The Lowdown On M'Buti Ayala (Part One~~By M'Buti~~) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A visit from an old friend who we haven't heard from in a long while. A woman of African heritage shares her innermost thoughts and feelings about different things...
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The Most Beautiful Story in the World by John Howard Reid
Fulton Oursler rightly described his "take" on the Life of Jesus as "The Greatest Story Ever Told". I have nominated "The Adventures of Toby" as translated in my book, "Bible Wisdom for Modern Times: Selections from the Orthodox Old Testament", as the finest fictional short story of all time. But fo..
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The Mystery of Mount Ida by George Graham
A mysterious house fascinates a child...
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The New Thatch Hut by Sandra Mushi
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Read excerpt from The Night I Finally Called The Cops The Night I Finally Called The Cops by James Samdavid1
The Night That I Finally Called The Cops. You know after so much, you just have to make the call. I was awakened by a noise of someone running either up or down the stairs from the upstairs apartment in the house that I live in. I looked at the clock and it was 1:26 a.m. After coming to..
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The Nun in the Glass Casket by Frank Whyte
This story was conceived while I was a paratrooper stationed in Italy. It is a composite of things seen and things imagined, and while many have suggested otherwise, it is a complete work of fiction...
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The Old School Playa by C. Smith-Rea
Mr. Brown loved the ladies and the ladies literally loved him to death...
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Read excerpt from The Pohutukawa Tree. The Pohutukawa Tree. by Leonie Campbell
The old man just wanted peace; away from his noisy family. He creep out quietly with his fishing rod; escaping to the tranquility of the sea and his dreams of past times.....
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The Poor Man and the Rich Man’s Daughter by Emile Tubiana
A poor hero who saved a rich girl's life is rewarded...
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The Rat Race by Sandra Mushi
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The Rich Merchant and the Angel of Death by Emile Tubiana
A lesson about charitable giving...
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The Ronee' Files: Bonjour, Y'all! :) (1/31/10) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' is up, bright and early, listening to some Cajun music on the radio, and trying to get the spiders out of her brain...
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The Ronee' Files: Building Excitement!! :D by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' Le-Anne Reaux is stoked with excitement about the upcoming Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival, where she's scheduled to perform...
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The Ronee' Files: Cajun Excitement!! AAIIEE!! by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' is counting the days to when she and her family go to Louisiana, for the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival. She cannot wait! ..
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The Ronee' Files: Crawfish Festival Weekend!! :) (May 1, 2010) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' Le-Anne Reaux is in Louisiana with her family: they are attending the annual Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival. Image (C) 2010, Karla Dorman...
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The Ronee' Files: Happy Mardi Gras, Everybody! AAIIEE!! (2/16/'10) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ronee' Reaux writes in her journal prior to going onstage to perform; she is opening up for Wayne Toups at the city's annual Mardi Gras Celebration...
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