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Maraya Cornell

Maraya Cornell recently hiked the John Muir Trail, which is 211 miles long and runs from Yosemite National Park to Mount Whitney in California. She lives in Los Angeles.

— From October 2006
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

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On a warm summer afternoon not long ago, my friend Brian and I were sitting on the lawn in front of my apartment. It was Friday, and, as usual, I hadn’t crossed off many items on my to-do list for the week. I had my laptop outside, but I couldn’t concentrate, partly because it was finally sunny after several days of tiresome drizzle, but mostly because Brian kept interrupting me.

October 2006
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