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    16 All-American Stories You Should Read This Weekend

    For down time at the beach, barbecue, and everywhere in between, this collection of stories capturing the culture, politics, and people of the U.S.A. has got you covered.

    1. Sexts, Hugs, and Rock 'N' Roll: On the Road With the Teen Social-Media Sensations of DigiTour — Ellen Cushing

    2. Are Tiny-House Villages the Solution to Homelessness? — Tim Murphy

    3. The Hunter, the Hoaxer, and the Battle Over Bigfoot — Tim Stelloh

    4. Don't Be Afraid of the Clowns — Leigh Cowart

    5. The Sad, Strange, True Story of Sandy Allen, the Tallest Woman in the World — Sandra Allen

    6. My Year in the NRA — Rob Cox

    7. A Deep Dive Into the World's Most Prestigious Water-Tasting Competition — John Lingan

    8. Alan Gross and the High Cost of Democracy in Cuba — Joshua Hersh

    9. How Madewell Bought and Sold My Family's History — Dan Nosowitz

    10. A Season With the Toughest Football Team You've Never Heard Of — Chris Faraone

    11. Seven Days and Nights in the World's Largest, Rowdiest Retirement Community — Alex French

    12. The Last Days of Graceland Too, the World's Most Notorious Elvis Shrine — Elise Jordan

    13. "We Learned Together": An Afternoon With the Women of New Orleans' Trans Veterans Support Group — Mac McClelland

    14. The Girl Who Survived the Brain-Eating Amoeba — Peter Andrey Smith

    15. Tasers, Drones, and Cold Chicken: Inside the Multibillion-Dollar Business of Keeping Me out of America — Jose M. Orduna

    16. The Prisoners Fighting California’s Wildfires — Amanda Chicago Lewis

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