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user-inactivated  ·  3347 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: SHORT STORY: Laundry

Strangely, the only thing that I remember from the entire five-book Homecoming series Orson Scott Card wrote is that you aren't a man until you take a cold shower early in the morning, outdoors, in less than two minutes.

Equally strange is that your story reminded me of that.