“Sociology 101, Professor’s Lecture #1,”  a story by Nan Cuba (fiction, ’89) appears online at Atticus Review.

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Tell your young eyes to listen. There’s a reason this is my first lesson.  No matter how much yours plead, growing wistful, don’t give them what they want: a prettied past. Make them SEE. At first, they’ll glance past a boy slapped by his mother in the airport, or a woman on TV listing reasons she’s lucky to work at Wal-Mart.  Students, pay attention! No, sit down. You may not be excused...[Keep Reading]…

Nan Cuba is the author of Body and Bread, available May 2013 from Engine Books.

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