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Needed to Risk More — a short story

February 25, 2018


I had spent most of my youth attempting to gain my dad’s acceptance, when in reality nothing I could do would ever be enough. — Cory Cyr “Hello?” “Daddy, it’s me! I did it! I medaled!” “Yes, honey, you did.” “Did you see it?” “Yes, on TV.” “You weren’t in the stands?” “My bursitis kicked […]

The Olympic General

August 6, 2012


There it was, emblazoned on a widescreen TV: the London Olympics. Athletes surged and strained, doing battle, winning and losing, basking in glory or limping off into obscurity. The shimmer of gold medallions adorned many proud young warriors. An aura of ancient Greece hovered over the events. That night, I had a dream: In a […]