Short Story: My Dear Sister

Chapter 1

“So, yeah…” I finish saying to Alex. He keeps reminding me to call him by his first name. I suppose he helps to make me perceive this as being more of a casual setting.

“I see,” he replies. Then pauses. Oh boy, here it comes. “I think we should see each other more frequently. Perhaps twice a week instead of once a week. How would you feel about that?”

“Sure, that sounds ok to me,” I answer. Do I really have another choice? Patient confidentiality aside, I know he will tell my parents that he thinks I need more sessions.

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Newsworthy – Mar 15th, 2019

The consequences of breeding chickens to grow rapidly, minimalist phones are growing in popularity, FAA grounding Boeing’s 737 MAX fleet, the U.S. Navy is under cyber-siege, and rural American law enforcement unwilling to enforce new gun control measures.

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Newsworthy – Mar 8th, 2019

America’s trade deficit hits a record, GM is closing American factories, OxyContin maker is preparing to file for bankruptcy, and the White House considers step towards requiring health providers to release prices that they charge insurance companies.

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Newsworthy – Mar 1st, 2019

Expansion of background checks for gun sales, failings in the criminal-justice system are aggravating the opioid epidemic, U.S. economy’s fourth quarter beat expectations, Tesla shutting stores, and increasing struggles for farmers.

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Newsworthy – Feb 22nd, 2019

The White House plans to assess the national security threat of climate change, Pinterest to stop returning searches for “vaccines”, and educated American women workforce participation rate is plateauing.

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Newsworthy – Feb 15th, 2019

Increasing prices on household staples, increases in domestic steelmaking, retreating glaciers in Switzerland, and the end of a Mars rover’s mission.

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Newsworthy – Feb 8th, 2019

Guyana to become petrostate, increasing rates of bankruptcies among US farmers, growing reach and power of Islamic State in West Africa, and a new study suggests human-induced global cooling in the 16th century,

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Newsworthy – Feb 1st, 2019

Wealthier billionaires, colleges tracking applicants, increase in hate crimes, the return of measles, and an explanation of the polar vortex sweeping the Midwest.

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Newsworthy – Jan 25th, 2019

Personalized TV ads, the longest government shutdown in US history, home purchase  availability to the middle class, and Venezuela’s leadership crisis.

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Newsworthy – Jan 18th, 2019

Growing wages, lower-than-expected tax returns, updates to US-China trade relations, colder-region nations benefiting from climate change, and a long awaited army publication on the war in Iraq.

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Newsworthy – Jan 11th, 2019

NBC reducing ad times, a new tech for TV screens, Turkey’s Erdogan refusing to meet with US officials, and a record breaking government shutdown.

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