‘The Mighty Ducks’ Movies Taught Me How to Survive a Pandemic
I’ve found an unavoidable kinship with the Ducks. It could be, at least in my estimation, a quintessentially black American story.
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I love you
And have you been taking your medication
Well, why not?
I couldn’t afford it
W-what we can afford doesn’t matter. What can you do for her ,
Hey,We have an HBO GO free trial for five more days.
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The Mighty Ducks
I’ve tempted fate and emerged victorious
Leah Johnson is a 2021 Lambda Literary Emerging Writers Fellow whose work has been published in BuzzFeed, Cosmo, Catapult, and Teen Vogue among others. Her debut YA novel, YOU SHOULD SEE ME IN A CROWN was the inaugural Reese's Book Club YA pick and named a best book of the year by Marie Claire, Kirkus, and Publishers Weekly. Her sophomore novel, RISE TO THE SUN, is due out in 2021.
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