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I had no inkling of how far my rally career would take me when I was a kid.
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According to Adam Rogers, writing on www.wired.com, humans are fated to see the same world differently:
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Dear Mr Wrexham, I know you don’t know me but please, please, please you have to help me
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Late on the afternoon of Tuesday the ninth of April in the Year of Our Risen Lord 1468, a solitary traveller was to be observed picking his way on horseback across the wild moorland...
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Well, I’m dying!
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It would be inaccurate to say that my childhood was normal before they came.
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Water closes over the body.
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Something very bad was about to go down.
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Let’s be honest, not many people come to Wellington for the weather.
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They see the fish on their first day, laid bare on the tideline.
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I’m on the highway a few miles out of town when the noise starts: a scraping, grinding din that jackhammers my heart into my stomach.
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It was only three days after Colleen had gone missing that anybody told her mother, Muriel Craig, and the news made no sense to her.
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So, what are many of the methods out there that promise parents that their defiant children will become accommodating and do as they are told, thus reducing conflict in the house?
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A ragged dress was hanging from one branch of a rotting pine tree.
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The wind and heavy rain coming right off the sea rattled the cottage windows and pounded on the glass.
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The twenty-year-old Lyra has to flee Oxford by boat for the third time in her life, this time in the company of the old gyptian Giorgio Brabandt.
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The woman jolts awake, gasping, heart pounding.
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Jake.
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I am neither evil nor deranged.
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The winter moon lit the paving stones as Gelimer, King of the Vandals, and his brother, Tzazon, galloped their horses through the old triumphal arch, past the theater, past the forum, past the still-elegant sleeping town houses.