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Please don’t make me leave

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Joan Didion’s essay on Leaving New York reminded me of an onion article published fairly recently. After really specifically only applying to colleges in New York City, I’ve spent the last year getting ready to leave. I was going to apply to grad schools and jobs in cities with (surprise!) lower costs of living. Not wanting to leave this city, …

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What I learned

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I spend a lot of time thinking about why bad things happen to people because of where they were born or where they live, and why they get ignored.

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Hots dogs and travel

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The Berkowitz and Agee texts were most interesting to me because they dealt with the positive side to being on the road, something we have read little about in previous texts. While it is true that this positivism only extended towards some people, the Agee text specifically portrayed a fascinating view of the American Roadside as a personified entity that …