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Laughing and Turning Away by Patrick Holloway

Laughing and Turning Away by Patrick Holloway

The first time I had a gun pointed at me I was 14 and I ran home crying, and my brother laughed at me, calling me burra, saying I’d better get used to it. I didn’t know if he meant getting used to seeing guns or getting used to being stupid.

The Anatomy of Todd Melkin by Catherine Malcynsky

The Anatomy of Todd Melkin by Catherine Malcynsky

After seeing an episode of Law & Order in which a mother murdered her infant child by forcing it to swallow a kitchen sponge, forty-one-year-old Todd Melkin was even more convinced that he had a tumor in his brain.