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LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE

FOR POETS AND WRITERS, BOTH AS CITIZENS AND AS PEOPLE with hearts that can break and minds that can imagine, a little reassurance can go a long way. We all need to know that what we’re doing is worthwhile, that our

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