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“Kid MacArthur”

First-person stories are generally always written both from the point of view of a first-person narrator and are about the narrator. Stephanie Vaughn’s “Kid MacArthur” is told from the point of view of MacArthur’s sister as she stands in the shadow of his greatness throughout her childhood. Her father only had eyes for her brother […]

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“My Mother Breathing Light”

If this story had only been about the main character and her mother, then it wouldn’t have been nearly as effective, nor would it have felt as real. Vaughn bringing the whole family into the story adds so many more dimensions of emotion and of rich detail. This simple story of a young woman forced  to watch […]

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