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GCReilly

Member since September 17, 2013

ABOUT ME

My favorite story of all time is:
James Joyce, "The Dead"

In bed I like to read:
with my dogs.

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
New Yorker; Atlantic Monthly; Harper's

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Love grows from the inside out.

GCReilly’s Latest Memoir of 2

“Dog tails write my family memoirs.”

 
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