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From Dark to Dawn

Leah Reisman

It’s three in the morning and pitch-black outside. The streets are empty and silent. The storefronts on the avenue are all shuttered, their lights dimmed. Everyone is sleeping. Everyone? Well, not quite everyone. Some people are busy working, talking, and laughing as if it were three in the afternoon, in a building with bright lights burning and lots of action. Who are these people who stay up all night, and where do they work?

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

What’s Wrong with this Picture? Picture this scene. Your mother is getting ready to leave for work. She looks put together in her work clothes and has ditched her slippers for her black pumps. And she’s preparing breakfast and packing lunches for you and your siblings. “Bye, have a great day! Learn well!” she tells you as you rush out to catch the school bus, right? Wrong! Your mother is getting ready to leave for work, but it’s actually night time. You’ve just finished eating dinner, and your mother is telling the little kids to change into pajamas. She’s dressed in scrubs and comfy Crocs. “Bye, have a great night! Sleep well!” she tells you as she grabs her stethoscope and heads out the door.

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