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How I Learned Failure from Roller Skating and Getting Fired During Pandemic

Is there good failure? And what does it mean?

I was pretty steady about one thing in 2021: physical activity. Although we still rode waves of a plague into certainty and then uncertainty again, I felt good about going to the park. It was proven safe to go outside and could whip me out of the usual rut.

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I’m a Caribbean and American writer from New York. My stories are about coming-of-age, learning how to relate, and family. It’s a living, breathing memoir.

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