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Contemporary Examples

How the War Ended: WWI’s Last Hundred Days Ian Klaus February 25, 2014
Three-Year-Old Coco Is The Italian Mafia’s Littlest Victim Barbie Latza Nadeau January 27, 2014
The Little Boy Mowed Down By The Mafia Barbie Latza Nadeau March 19, 2014
Stacks: Hitting the Note with the Allman Brothers Band Grover Lewis March 14, 2014
From Bullets to Ballet Sebastian Rich October 15, 2010

Historical Examples

Gold in the Sky Alan Edward Nourse
The Sand-Hills of Jutland Hans Christian Andersen
The Shadow of Victory Myrtle Reed
The Nest Builder Beatrice Forbes-Robertson Hale
A Singular Life Elizabeth Stuart Phelps


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