“It Tore the Laugh from My Throat” by Meriah L. Crawford

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About the Author
Meriah Lysistrata Crawford is an associate professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, as well as a private investigator, writer, and editor. She has published short stories in several genres, essays, a variety of scholarly work, two poems, and co-edited the anthology Trust and Treachery. When she’s not working, Meriah enjoys gardening; frolicking with her big, crazy bloodhound-mix pup; and playing frequent rounds of “is it fireworks or gunfire” in her neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia.
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