Last week, I texted my friend Amani to see if he wanted to catch The Fault in Our Stars. He texted back, "kidding?"
We've been friends since we were fifteen, and he knows I'm averse to movies and books with a love-in-the-face-of-death storyline. I've never read Love Story, never seen Dying Young, or even Ghost. I avoid these stories the way a mafia member might avoid The Sopranos, or a woman who's been in prison ...
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