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I was not where I wanted to be. This was because I was out. I was out at a bar [...]

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“Mommy—Don’t go to work,” my two-year-old daughter said, who’d just started speaking in sentences. As I put on my [...]

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I once took the New York City police exam on a whim. In the suburbs of Long Island where [...]

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    • When Skateboards Will Be Free: A Memoir of a Political Childhood - Said Sayrafiezadeh
    • My Misspent Youth: Essays - Meghan Daum
    • The Answer Is Never: A Skateboarder\'s History of the World - Jocko Weyland