The kind you’re born with, the kind you choose, the kind that teach Catholic school
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Megan Kruse lives in Missoula, Montana, where she is finishing her MFA and teaching first-year composition at the University of Montana. She collects unlikely stories and terrible jokes, and she always wears boots, no matter what the weather.
I met Laura for the first time at the Department of Human Services. The police picked me up from the domestic-violence-intervention agency where I was working and brought me to the squat cinder-block DHS building. Rain poured steadily from the gutters onto the cracked concrete sidewalk.