“When We Were Giants” by Helena Bell

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The girls had a game in primary school: Giant in the Forest. Every day, they'd run into the woods, shedding their clothes and running as far as they could, whilst the joy, freedom and power caused them to grow into giants. But there's always been something special about Samantha.

When We Were Giants

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About the Author
Helena Bell's work has appeared in Clarkesworld, Lightspeed, The Indiana Review, and other journals. She holds MFAs in Fiction and Poetry from North Carolina Stated University and Southern Illinois University in Carbondale respectively.
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