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Sharman Apt Russell

Sharman Apt Russell teaches writing at Western New Mexico University. She is the author of the forthcoming When the World Was Young: Love and Longing in American Archaeology (Addison-Wesley).

— From March 1996
Essays, Memoirs, and True Stories

Feast And Famine

This girl is old enough to understand that she is dying. But she is not old enough to matter. This girl is probably already dead. A newspaper photograph of famine is like the light of stars extinguished many years ago.

March 1996
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