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TOUGH STUFF: TRACI KATO-KIRIYAMA INTERVIEWED BY ANDREW MAUZEY 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 13

34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 13

GARDENING

WILLIAM GRIGG

WARRIOR SISTER

MEG TUITE

HOW TO FAIL A TWELVE-STEP PROGRAM

JESS COROZZA

TSUNAMI

JEREMY GLAZER

THE DAY THE SERVER LOST HIS SOUL

JOSEPH LAMPE

FAIR

JAMES ARMSTRONG

A MURMUR LOUDER THAN A CRY

EUGENIA MAVROMMATI

THE LONG CUT BANK

LOUISE PHILLIPS

PHILTRE

JOHN JANDA

SAND CASTLES

ED GUTIERREZ

BALABANIS TAILOR

ALEXANDER J MOTYL

SONTAG

MARINA REID WEISS

DEAR VIRGINIA

EJ LOERA

TOUGH STUFF: TRACI KATO-KIRIYAMA INTERVIEWED BY ANDREW MAUZEY

“Tension and difficulty make for an arduous yet fruitful path,” she says.  “Beauty can, of course, exist on its own without reaching for it through a layer of difficulty, but when tested or challenged to remain a part of a struggle or true to ourselves when it might be easier not to, what we find through that journey is in itself beautiful. And we become a part of that beauty. It is more than beauty seen, it is beauty lived.” ...

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