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  • Saving Hoomanity
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    This story was written by a Dog using AI. This is the story of a German Shepherd named Winston who helped his owner survive a Pandemic.

  • Silk Sister Similes
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    A collection of poetry touching subjects of family, self love, and happiness all dedicated to my sibling. Updates Tuesday's and Thursday's.

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  • GLIMPSES of how Canada worked: a writer's memoir.
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    During the first 30 years of my journalistic career in the second half of the 20th century, good jobs of all kinds were available all over Canada. Those of us born in the 1930s and early '40s were in great demand because our generation was very small when the post-World War II boom began. I earned generous fees workin...

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  • Taran Matharu's Blog - Writing Tips and Thoughts
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    My writing tips, blog posts and assorted musings, all in one easy location!

  • The Doctor Will See You Now [Non-Fiction]
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    True accounts from a junior doctor. From bargaining with a child using stickers in exchange for a blood draw to complex, sickly elderly patients to dark medical humour between healthcare professionals, being a doctor is a rollercoaster of a calling that brings joy, accomplishment, tears, and burnout. Every second is w...

  • Forged In Fire: Stories of wartime Japan
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    Forged In Fire is the true story of a young girl's childhood in pre-WW II Tokyo; her schoolgirl dreams; the violence, starvation and desperation of wartime that drove her family out of the city; and the American Occupation that shaped Japan's future. It is the story of my mother, Rita (then named Tomoko), who was ten...

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  • Seeing Through the Cracks
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    Everyone knows the rules of growing up. Once you're eighteen things become clearer, childhood problems melt away, and you're ready to go out and conquer the world. You're now an adult. You can look your parents in the eye as equals. Officially, you're on your own, and now you'll only look back fondly at what you once...

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  • Being a Wizard
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    I'll admit it: I *love* code. Computers are magic, and since my first taste as a 5 year old, I've been pretty well hooked on them. When I started with them, they weren't like the toaster appliances they are now, and learning to become the wizard behind the curtain was a little more involved than an evening of Googling...

  • Blonde Moments: Life with a blonde teenage daughter.
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    My daughter, as smart as she is, sometimes says the craziest things. This is a collection of actual quotes that came directly from her. You can't make this stuff up. I blame it on her hair.

  • Everyone Died+My iPhone Stopped Working: An Oral History of The Robot Apocalypse
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    *****WATTYS 2015 WINNER!***** WATTPAD STAFF PICK (9/7/15) In the end, the robots win. But you already knew that. "Everyone Died + My iPhone Stopped Working" is a collection of short interviews with some of the survivors. People who have tremendous insight into the rise of Artificially Intelligent machines or, more of...

  • Haul of Fame
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    Reviews and ramblings on all the things I've bought that I love, makeup reviews, and general product pushing.

  • Life of an Office Manager at Wattpad
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    Think being an Office Manager is a boring job? Think again. Here's a glimpse into random things I deal with on a daily basis....

  • A Life Wasted
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    WATTY 2016 WINNER of the HQ Love Award! With national focus on Islamic terrorism, few noticed when "Domestic Terrorist" Clayton Waagner was added to the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List on September 21, 2001. How did a software developer become the 467th person added to the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List? Why did the FBI make W...

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  • The Headmaster's Wager
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    Percival Chen is the headmaster of the most respected English school in Saigon. He is also a bon vivant, a compulsive gambler and an incorrigible womanizer. He is well accustomed to bribing forever changing lists of government officials in order to maintain the elite status of the Chen Academy. He is fiercely proud of...

  • Dreams
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    Dreams are created equal. People all over the world have dreams of a better future, for their families and their communities. Through Kiva, you have the power to back the dream of someone halfway around the globe with just a $25 loan. You could help a woman build her business, a student access education or a farmer h...

  • Kiva Women
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    Why invest in women? - Women reinvest 80% of their income in the well-being and education of their families - With the same amount of land, women can increase crop yields by 20%, reducing world hunger for 150 million people - Women business owners set an example for the next generation of students and leaders

  • TB & Me
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    TB&ME is a collaborative blogging project by patients being treated for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in locations all around the world by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). They are writing about their experiences of living with MDR-TB and the treatment that they receive. This treatme...

  • The UnSlut Project
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    I was the 6th-grade "slut." And I kept a diary. So I decided to create The UnSlut Project in the hopes that my own diary entries could provide some perspective to girls who currently feel trapped and ashamed. I am publishing these entries one at a time, without changing a single word except for the names of the peopl...

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  • Moving Stories
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    More than 60 million people are currently fleeing conflict or persecution around the world. Due to their race, religion or nationality, these people's homes are no longer safe places to live and their governments no longer provide them with protection. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) works arou...

  • Prayer Beads on the Train
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    I write about New York - and everywhere else. This is a selection of what I call my "little bus stories." I write on the New York City Mass Transit Authority - also known as the MTA, also known as the bus and the subway. My first collection of stories is available at the NY Transit Museum Store, and online at Amazon...

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  • 30 Before 30
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    30 Before 30. Thirty days in Europe. Thirty inspired moments of adventure to live it up before my 30th birthday. Just the idea of it gave me purpose. Here was a reminder that I could choose a new path, even if it was only for 30 days. A little background first. Ten years ago, if you had told me that at 29, a normal we...

  • The Art of Asking
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    UPDATING WEDNESDAYS Rock star, crowdfunding pioneer, and TED speaker Amanda Palmer knows all about asking. Performing as a living statue in a wedding dress, she wordlessly asked thousands of passersby for their dollars. When she became a singer, songwriter, and musician, she was not afraid to ask her audience to suppo...

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  • Tell us your Story - Wattpad Scholarship
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    We are so excited to announce the recipients of the 2015 Wattpad Scholarship. Their outstanding stories were selected among over 500 entries from students across the U.S. and Canada, and they will each receive a $1,500 scholarship for their studies at college or university this fall. Students were asked to write a tru...

  • Swimming with Asian Sharks - Business Secrets from the Pacific Rim
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    Ever wonder what it takes to do business in Asia? How do Asian business executives behave and think? Do you want to create a business from scratch in under 24 hours? If so, this is your guide. This book is a compilation of over one hundred business interactions spanning 3 generations, 6 countries, and 19 cities. We wi...

  • Apartment "Eh?": An American's Adventures In Canada
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    Hi y'all. Last year I quit my job, married a Canadian, and uprooted my entire life - old typewriters, vintage costumes and all - to Toronto. We called it our Canadian adventure and we're living in Apartment A, or as we call it, Apartment "Eh?" Collected here are some of my thoughts about the Great White North and I...