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Thursday, April 15, 2021

Not All Lives Are Stories Worth Telling

How to begin? I had always shuddered at biographies that began, "It was a clear, cold morning in mid-December 1830, when the cry of a newborn baby broke the winter stillness." And once you begin, how to tell the story of a life that had no story?

Richard B. Sewall in Extra Ordinary Lives, edited by William Zinsser, 1986

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  1. lots of people doing this types of mistake since the inceptions of writing the quote. In order to improvise the best solutions in every possible manner before mentioned pointed out factors are the important taglines to all level of education. We can get bio writing service from online. Therefore biography should not be like this.

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  2. Every life has a story and IS a story! Some, however, such as my own, are stories that no one would ever want to read.

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