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“Quitting Time” WINS BIG

When returning to the Puerto Rican island Vieques after Hurricane Maria, Gregory Jeffers noticed not only the horrific destruction left by the storm; he also saw things around him starting to sprout back to life. The scenes were so inspiring that he wove the imagery into his short story, “Quitting Time.”

“A fourth horse limped into view and stood under a hurricane-bonsaied mango that

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