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The story of fluoridation reads like a postmodern fable, and the moral is clear: a scientific discovery might seem like a boon.
But along with the cartoon funk is an all-too-real story of police brutality embodied by a horde of evil Pigs.‘Black Dynamite’ Presents Police Brutality: The Musical|Stereo Williams|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Whatever the FBI says, the truthers will create alternative hypotheses that try to challenge the ‘official story.’
In its attempt to discredit the story, the JPO inadvertently confirmed that fact.
And extortion makes a lot more sense before a story hits the news wire, not after.
Nothing but an extreme love of truth could have hindered me from concealing this part of my story.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
A sob rose in her throat, and broke from her lips transformed into a trembling, sharp, glad cry.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
A few moments afterward he was seen dragging his own trunk ashore, while Mr. Hitchcock finished his story on the boiler deck.
Obviously a tremendous question arises here as to how a story should be found in Genesis xiv.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
Through the beautiful, windy autumn days, he labored at his difficult task, the task of telling a story.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
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A tale of personal hardship, true or invented, that is intended to arouse pity in the listener. For example, She always came up with some sob story to excuse her absences, but no one believed her. [Early 1900s]