Everyone grows up with their own version of lies.
High school isn’t the only way to get an education.
My family’s beliefs are the unbridgeable distance between us.
Faith and feminism.
My faith used to be a perpetual whirlwind of soul-deep confusion.
The afterlife, times 10.
Bad puns we thought of as alternate titles: “Oy to the World” and “Do You Schmear What I Schmear?”
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