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Cover Story - May 24, 2019

Young adult first-place winner: 'Dancing with Death'

by Isabella Madruga

The rain fell gently from the heavens to the asphalt as cars whizzed past. It fell so slowly, in such a feather-like motion that someone who wasn't paying too much attention would have thought it was snow. Was it called sleet, then? Sleet is such an ugly word. The rain was so beautiful, dusting the grass with only a light layer of dew, not at all heavy or overbearing.

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