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    The Paris ReviewCJ Hauser7/16/1920 min
    19 reads10 comments
    9.4
    The Paris Review
    19 reads
    9.4
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    • TripleG
      Reading streak
      1 year ago

      A fantastic story that every man should read! How many women are just taken for granted and unappreciated? Too many! On a scale of 1 to 10, I give this story a 27!

    • Abarlet1 year ago

      Wonderful story. Lessons are never too late to learn. I love when she breaks out of being the "author" stating "Reader, I almost married him."
      "If you want to save a species, you don't spend your time starting at the bird you want to save. You look at the things it relies on to live instead."

    • Pegeen
      ScoutScribe
      1 year ago

      An absolute 10! Such a beautiful unfolding of a story that plays out in a lot of relationships - very relatable. I loved the backdrop of the Cranes and the Japanese story The Crane’s Wife.

    • tdsimpson902 years ago

      I really enjoyed this. How brave she is!

    • Plum2 years ago

      I would like her to be my friend

    • joanne2 years ago

      Loved this story.... so many truths about life and relationships and commitment.

    • courtney2 years ago

      Yes, loved this piece! Someone at work had forwarded it to me

      • bill
        Top reader of all timeScout
        2 years ago

        Awesome.

    • bill
      Top reader of all timeScout
      2 years ago

      Just realized this was my 2000th read on Readup. What a fantastical ride it has been!

      PS Cheers to whoever scouted this one. You rule.

    • bill
      Top reader of all timeScout
      2 years ago

      Loved this.