War, Barbie Dream House, Coco, and a Nekkid Man - Phil Caputo

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War, Barbie Dream House, Coco, and a Nekkid Man

Phil Caputo shares how a bullet wound helped him heal his soul; a little girl learns what love is all about after surviving a terrible car accident; a young man and and his father succumb to guilt at the animal shelter; and a burnt-out corporate executive tries to shake her A-type personality at art school.

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17:50
Out on a Ledge

by Phil Caputo

A hardened reporter discovers the other side of the battlefield.

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10:46
The Accident

by Ophira Eisenberg

After a terrible car accident, a young girl sees a brand-new side of her parents.

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12:36
How To Draw A Nekkid Man

by Tricia Rose Burt

A burnt-out corporate executive tries to shake her A-type personality at art school.

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04:47
Coco

by Carlos Kotkin

A father and son visit an animal shelter. 

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Ophira Eisenberg

Carlos Kotkin

Here’s a photo of Carlos and his family’s dog, Coco, but Carlos wants to make sure that readers aren’t fooled by the photo. Carlos writes:

“It’s a bit deceptive. First of all, I am holding her. I’m not sure why I have Coco in my arms. I had no interest in holding Coco and she had no interest in being held. My smile is completely insincere. This must have been taken after she was given a bath because her coat didn’t normally look that clean – it was usually more nappy. She was rattier than this picture suggests. If you put a caption to this, please put something like: Coco, on a good day. I’m sorry she wasn’t looking into the camera because her face was what really did her in, especially her teeth.”

Carlos Coco

Coco, on a good day.

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