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A partially silhouetted figure riding a horse at sunset

Tools of the Trade

By Ruby Peru When, at ages twelve and thirteen, Maureen and I were deposited for safekeeping on an Arizona horse ranch for the duration of the summer of 1980, it was very much as if we had both dropped from outer space, but from completely different spaceships. The ultimate tomboy,…

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Conscience Round

by Scott Hoenstine In a field near the bend in a small river, six men stood while a seventh was lashed to an old jack-legged fence. Birds sang in the willows on the bank of the river and the tall grass moved like water in the gentle breeze. The air…

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