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Straight Up

Every Character has a Present and a Past

IN THE November 24 ISSUE

FROM THE 2021 Articles,
andMysteryrat's Maze

by Cathi Stoler

“So, what’s the story?” Have you ever asked anyone that question? Or has someone asked you the same thing? Chances are it wasn’t about what was happening at that very moment, but something in the past. The backstory.


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