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“When men in grey coats come, you should know it is not for good.” 1941. The year is edging The Great Purge. Hearts and bodies were breaking beyond measure. All eyes in the Soviet Union were locked on to the west upon Nazi-Germany and their troops beginning to border the… Read More
The past is always riddled with mistakes that can be passed along to the future. This was surely the case for Scarlett Young. Her entire life was built around one mistake after another. The problem is she has no knowledge of any of this. However her entire family, including her… Read More
In 1922, Louella, a young widow, gives birth to her first child. Grieving for her husband, she relinquishes her newborn son to her sister. When the baby dies in her sister’s care, the effects of Louella’s wrenching decision and the repercussions of her loss define who she is when… Read More
I am a 21 year old, who recently spoke out about things i've gone through. From a very young age i saw things that no little kid should see. My parents were swingers and that resulted in our family breaking apart. Read More
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