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  • The Mansfield Bar

    The Mansfield Bar


    The press said Jayne Mansfield was decapitated when her car rear-ended a semi. It wasn’t true, but a movement arose to put safety bars on the rear of every truck. And they’re called . . .

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Past Article

Ray Hahn


First (or opening) lines of a play, essay, or novel should have impact beyond all else. A first line should be memorable all the way to the period at the end of the last sentence. But, first lines will betray the writer’s emotions, state of mind, and their most immediate concern. Here are a few examples on postcards from long ago.

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