a story continued in subsequent issues of a newspaper or magazine; serial.
a story sent to the compositor in takes.
Where Did “Cinderella Story” Come From?Today, there are over 500 variants of Cinderella in Europe alone. It’s no surprise, then, that describing something as a Cinderella story has become a go-to reference for English speakers worldwide.
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