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Way to go, Ed "Too young for him, he knew, but she let him dream."

Castle of Everywhere This was his, this had been born from his dreams and spun out into the world

Buddha Who would listen to me?

She Hadn’t Thought of Him in Years, #Egypt Tweeting Memories Into Her Brain Just get us out of here, Let us out, Let us out.

Teeth He knew how it felt to deliver a punch to the kidneys, to hear the breath foosh out of a guy.

Trip How could he forget his own kid's name? He wasn't even sure if it was boy or a girl.

Catfish "Watch out for the bones, Sharpshooter," said Fredo.

Serialization Sunday: Hoodoo – chapter 1 That’s the man I have to marry – as far as God was concerned, I didn’t have to like it.

Serialization Sunday: Hoodoo – Chapter 2 Jim scratched his belly and grinned real big and white when they said they were missionaries with a message from Jesus Christ.

Serialization Sunday – Hoodoo: Chapter 3 That very first day at ballet class, I knew I’d found home. I guess that was really when I found religion.

Serialization Sunday – Hoodoo: Chapter 4 I let Randall Warner feel me up through my nightgown and then under it and once, leaning all the way out my bedroom window, I let him kiss my brand-new breasts.

Serialization Sunday – Hoodoo: Chapter 5 I was a Celestial angel in ballet class. I was the Prom Queen and Cinderella and all three Charlie’s Angels rolled in one.

Serialization Sunday – Hoodoo: Chapter 6 He smiled. A genuine smile, the way Santa Claus would smile at you, if he was real.

Serialization Sunday – Hoodoo: Chapter 7 Another tiny miracle happened: he looked at my cleavage. And blushed.

Serialization Sunday – Hoodoo: Chapter 8 JimDad looked all puffed up like he did the day he brought home that first Cadillac.

Serialization Sunday – Hoodoo: Chapter 9 I knew, I knew the Lord was working in him.

Serialization Sunday – Hoodoo: Chapter 10 My plan had worked. I knew the minute I saw him, it worked.

Serialization Sunday – Hoodoo: Chapter 11 A blush filled his face, deep red. “Oh, God. Can you ever forgive me?”

Serialization Sunday – Hoodoo: Chapter 12 It isn’t too late to stop. If you tell me to stop, I will."

Serialization Sunday – Hoodoo: Chapter 13 “I can’t kiss you again like I did in my office. I just can’t.”

Serialization Sundah: Hoodoo – Chapter 16 “It wasn’t until this year that I even really thought of you as—um—female, if you know what I mean.”

Serialization Sunday: Hoodoo – Chapter 17 The sacrament is a sacred thing, it is nothing to be trifled with.

Serialization Sunday: Hoodoo – Chapter 18 Your mother’s gone. With the baby.

Serialization Sunday: Hoodoo – Chapter 19 Maybe Heavenly Father will save me at the last minute, like Abraham and Isaac.

Serialization Sunday: Hoodoo – Chapter 20 When I saw him at lunch, I told him I wasn’t a virgin.

Serialization Sunday: Hoodoo – Chapter 21 Bobby would know what to do. He would fix it.

Serialization Sunday: Hoodoo – Chapter 22 “Alice? Did he molest you?”

Serialization Sunday: Hoodoo – Chapter 23 I was sixteen in nineteen eighty-three, when the floods came down on Utah and showed me just how little we all were in the whole big world.

Serialization Sunday: Hoodoo – Chapter 24 I was evil and he would make it his mission to make me suffer for what I’d done to him and his family.

Serialization Sunday: Hoodoo – Chapter 26

Serialization Sunday: Hoodoo – Chapter 25 I thought about men in black robes, and torches, and Bobby in chains.

Serialization Sunday: Hoodoo – Chapter 27 Bobby, standing knee-deep in the Great Salt Lake, water lapping up against its doors. “I worked on this place. I helped build it. And I als “have a key.”

Serialization Sunday: Hoodoo – Chapter 28 This was my present to Bobby. Just this once.

Serialization Sunday: Hoodoo – Chapter 29 Tell me about your wife.

Serialization Sunday: Hoodoo – Chapter 30 It didn’t look like so much when I knew it was everything he had.

Serialization Sunday: Hoodoo – Chapter 31 He tried flashing those white teeth at me now, but he didn’t believe in it.

Serialization Sunday: Hoodoo – Chapter 32 It sounded sticky and cheap when I thought of it like that.

Serialization Sunday – Hoodoo: Chapter 33 Who was I to take away his hope?

Serialization Sunday: Hoodoo – Chapter 34 Why did you make love with me, really?