How a Japanese Folktale Saved Me From Myself

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The summer of my senior year kicked me right in the solar plexus. Walled up between sixteen-hour workdays, I found myself brewing the age-old recipe for disaster — pushing people away. The missed calls became dropped texts, and soon everything was replaced with the abysmal silence of a damp workstation. I…

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Shourya Agarwal

Shourya Agarwal

A bewildered star gazer drifting from distortion to discovery.