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Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, amuse, or inspire us.
Hey, did you read:
That 60 Minutes called Chicago "the false-confession capital"? —Mick Dumke
The article in the Verge on Chicago's attempt to go paperless? —Tal Rosenberg
This New York Times op-ed arguing that President Obama ought not nominate Susan Rice as secretary of state? ("She has shown a surprising and unsettling sympathy for Africa’s despots," says the journalist who runs the Africa Talks website.) —Steve Bogira
About the "sworn virgins" of the Balkans (with thanks to Achy Obejas)? —Tony Adler
About the Desiree Rogers era at Johnson Publishing? —Deanna Isaacs
About how Ernest Hemingway's cats became a federal case? (With cat video!) —Jerome Ludwig
That doping is turning Europe off U.S. horse meat? —Mike Sula
About the pet monkey who went to IKEA this weekend? —Ben Sachs
This video of penguins crying out for a falling comrade? —Asher Klein