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Apr 26 2012

The gangs of Arkansas.

Our talent show rehearsal officially ended twenty-one minutes ago, but I’m still sitting on the curb of my school’s front walkway, waiting for parents. My twelve-year-olds are losing their little kid chub, talking grown, picking up each other’s mannerisms and staying two hours after school to work on their singing, dancing, drumming, and laughing. I…

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