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"In this version no one has to wear a wig to senior prom/because of chemo. No one’s car is set on fire."

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The Last Children of Mill Creek [Excerpt]

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"My father was the grandson of Mississippi slaves, and the son of a thrice-married and divorced mother who had cleaned white peoples’ homes and cared for their children in two states by the time they settled in St. Louis in 1929."

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