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25 Most Recent Cultures Short Stories

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Read excerpt from My Street in Hanoi My Street in Hanoi by John McCoy
TRAN QUOC TOAN is our street, our home in Hanoi. Everyone in Hanoi seems to know the street, its history and its people. We were accepted by our neighbours as one of them. The weather, at times, is unpredictable but in between the torrential rains the days are pleasant. We take advantage of the clea..
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My Turn by Sandra Mushi
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My Worth by Lulu Tesha
A Young girl's inner thoughts...
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Mysteries of Life by Pisc Arie
the message i want to spresad around..
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Neela's Story, Continued. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Neela Ashwani of Punjab, India, continues her story. Image of lightning at night (c) 2011, by Karla Dorman...
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Neela's Story. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A girl from India shares her story...
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New York Bonus by Albert Russo
Australian tourist experiences a comical incident in the Big Apple..
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Nikobi. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A Maasai boy shares his story. Image (c) 2009, by Karla Dorman...
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Ohaiyo! Genki Deska?: Hiroko Writes From Japan... by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Louie gets another letter from her newest penfriend in Japan...
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Oil On Water by Sandra Mushi
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OKUN ELUBO / A ROPE OF YAM FLOUR by Babatunde Kayode
AN excerpt of a Yoruba tale. ..
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On The Mat by Sandra Mushi
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On Transit by Sandra Mushi
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Once A Cajun, ALWAYS A Cajun! (By Ronee' Le-Anne Marie Reaux, aged 11) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A young preteen girl is proud of her unique Cajun French heritage. She discusses in detail of the Cajun heritage, the history surrounding the Cajuns, and some of the more well known components of the Cajun way of life...
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One Euro by Antony Sahaya
The story draws a picture of the feelings of Kenyan's first visit to Europe..
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Painted Babies: Child Beauty Pageants -- A Mother And Child's Story, #1. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A mother grooms her child to do well in the pageant circuit...
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Painted Babies: Child Beauty Pageants -- A Mother And Child's Story, #3. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A mother and her daughter who has a learning disability decide to hang up the pageant circuit after another child belittles the daughter in front of an audience. Image of approaching storm (and anvil crawler lightning) (c) 2009, by Karla Dorman...
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Painted Babies: Child Beauty Pageants--A Mother And Child's Story, #2. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Ever since Jocelyn took her youngest daughter, Elyssa Turquoise, to see her favorite singer, the child has been determined to become a child country singer...
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Perfection by William Haynes
a thought piece ..
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Pete's Place. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A group of friends hang out at a local tavern, where the beer is cold and the music is hot...
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Piedra. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A young Hispanic-American girl shares her story...
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Pine Lake a Memoir by Taj Coleman
Pine Lakes was a very interesting place. A place were time forgot. It’s the kind of neighborhood everyone talks about. “ Don’t go into to Pine Lakes their crazy,” our parents would say to us. “ Their all dirty an nasty” my friends would tell me. But we lived five minutes from Pine Lakes and I couldn..
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Read excerpt from Pink Walls Pink Walls by Eman Rimawi
"...The day it happened, the sun shone in my eyes that morning. And my mother was up early singing, praying, chanting. I woke up thinking that maybe I'd be cleansed of all my sins. Like bathing. Something peaceful. Something beautiful. The day went slow. I wanted to find out what 'the cleansing'..
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Poems from My Past by Timothy Houlahan
Slightly older poems from my childhood written in my My Autograph book by My 10th Grade class - Warning SOME WORDS MAY OFFEND. !!!!! It's Aussie Humor."May not be origanals but funny" ..
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Prayes For Our Ancestors by Rosalie Heart
An adventure leads to an unexpected encounter with the ancestors..
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Rainbird: Her Story. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A Native girl shares her story. Image (c) 2010, by Karla Dorman...
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Read excerpt from Raphael's Acceptance  Raphael's Acceptance by Bruce Nickerson
A true story of the events surrounding Mexican migrant workers and a few teenage Gringos working together in the fields of Central California, during the summer of 1975, while Cesar Chavez embarked on his historic march through California and back to Mexico. ..
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Reaux's Story. (Part One) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A young girl from Louisiana now living in Arkansas shares her story. She survived Hurricane Katrina four years ago. Image (C) 2008, Karla Dorman...
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Reaux's Story. (Part Two) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A young Cajun girl continues her story...
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Red Cocks and Black Goats by Sandra Mushi
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Remembering Jill by H Mielke
REMEMBERING JILL I was jealous of my first cousin for several years, because she achieved the dream both of us had in college. At least I did, until one morning in late winter 1986 when she jumped to her death off a subway platform in Newark, New Jersey. The copy of the police repo..
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revised Wings by Mitzi Jackson
She was black, American black, ten-thousand shades of the universe black and drawn in from years and years of drinking, she whatin’ never nice to momma; she whatin’ nice to me. She stood in the door, her mouth wide open, arms out and down to her side, first time I could see the white peeking from ar..
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Saga of the Beads by Henry Custer
A true story that my wife and I both find amusing, in spite of the fact that she is very proud of her Indian heritage...
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Sahar's Testimony: I Call Him Messiah by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
My Name is Sahar and in Islamic it means Dawn, I have decided to keep my name because it is mine, it is something they can not take away from me, but I will not carry on the ways of the Muslim faith, it is men like my brothers and my Father who make all Muslims look bad, and I must say in behalf of ..
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Sahar's Testimony: I Call Him Messiah Part Two by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I love my new home in America, I have freedoms I never dreamed of in Afghanistan and I am free to live my Christian Faith something punishable by death in Afghanistan, because I dared to deny the Islamic faith my family was part of..
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Saints and Gore and Fairy Lore (storytelling CD) by Richard Marsh
Five Irish legends and one Basque (with an Irish hero)..
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Samuel's Story: An Amish Teenager's Diary. (Part Two) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Amish teenager, Samuel Isaiah Yoder, aged fifteen, updates us on his life...
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Samuel's Story: An Amish Teenager's Diary, #1. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
An Amish boy attempts his first crack at writing in a journal...
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Sanna's Journey Continues by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I have read the Koran and my Father and brothers have twisted it to fit their beliefs. They have made Islam something it is not, but still I can not embrace a religion that does not embrace Jesus Christ...
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Sanna's Journey to Freedom Part Five by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
These extremists do not care if the blood of their own child is on their hands, they only believe that Mohamed came to make sure everyone who did not believe in Allah was killed! It is a twisted version of the Koran,..
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Sanna's Journey to Freedom Part Three by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
More girls have come, and it is getting dangerous. It has always been dangerous. For days we have been praying for Visa's to go to America. We need to get out of here, if our families find us, we are dead. ..
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Sanna's Journey to Freedom: IS America Over the Horizon by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I want to go to America, I want to be able to worship the true Christ, without fear of becoming a victim. I do not want to have to spend a little time running and hiding, I want to be a normal child, but things are different here in Kabul and more often than not we are not allowed the luxuries of ..
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Sanna's Journey to Freedom: Laying My Hope In the Lord Above by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I can not understand why my Father hates the Christians so much that he would be willing to kill his own daughter, because she left the Muslim faith. I can not embrace something I do not believe, instead I will embrace the Lord Jesus, who will be with me even through this time, the time of question..
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Sanna's Journey To Freedom: One Day At A Time by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
When it is time to leave for America, when it is time for us to come. I want to go to America where we can be safe, where we do not have to worry about our Fathers killing us for denying Allah and giving our lives to Christ. ..
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Sanna's Journey to Freedom: Part Four by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I read in many books did in America. We have safe places, good Muslims who do not agree with the extremists ways, who are risking their lives to shelter us. It is good to see the good in everyone. ..
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Sari Annike's Journal (17 February, 2009), Ivalo, Finland. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Sari Annike is busy with parenthood; she doesn't get to write in her journal as often as she would like...
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Sari Annike's Journal (19 September, 2009, Ivalo, Finland). by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Sari updates us on what has been going on in her life since her last journal entry of two months ago. Image (C) 2009, Karla Dorman...
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Sari Annike's Journal (29 June, 2009, Ivalo, Finland) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Sari Annike Constantinos updates us on what has been going on in her family's world. Image (C) 2009, Karla Dorman...
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Sanna's Journey to Freedom:Part One by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I escaped my family though, because my parents were trying to force me into a marriage with a man who is old enough to be my Grandfather, and he is a mean man, he has slapped me around a few times, and my parents act as if it is no big thing, they believe I should be treated like an animal and beca..
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Sari Annike's Journal (August 18, 2008) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Sari Annike in Finland writes in her journal prior to a doctor's appointment, to let everyone know how she's doing...
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