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From neo-Nazis taking over a resort town in Montana to a look inside a Sikh motorcycle club, here are the most captivating stories Reader published in 2017.
Here are some of the most beautiful and insightful personal essays written by BuzzFeed News staff and contributors this year (in the order they were published).
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Beyond a place to lurk on high school crushes, Sears was a lifeline for small city shoppers.
Someone: "Aren't you too old to be reading YA?" Me: "ExCUSE me?!?!"
They impersonate him for a living, traveling all over the world. They raise their children in pirate-themed homes. One even married him posthumously. How Jack Sparrow superfans are keeping the character alive.
Sana speaks with certainty. She swats away microaggressions. She goes to parties with her friends. She isn't good at peeling carrots. And best of all, she is portrayed as more than her religious identity.
I used to think Canada was just Anishinaabe and white.
So much of modern feminism relies on the ideal of female bodies that work as expected. For me and lots of other disabled people, that’s a model we simply don’t fit.
Men in the oil sands are turning to addiction and suicide.
I can't free a stuck ram, but maybe I can try to untangle myself a bit.
It's a spirituality, it's an aesthetic, and it's more popular than ever.
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In her debut movie, The Fits, Anna Rose Holmer provides a meditation on self-discovery that steers away from a sexual awakening and focuses on finding the profound in the mundane.
"There was a point when I thought I couldn’t make another film, and now look at the film we made.”
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Dawson’s Creek, Clueless, Judy Blume, they’ve all made a promise to me – that I’ll meet a boy, that there’ll be a love story, and it will be amazing.
For a long time, I was afraid that wearing a wig would be hiding who I really am.
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A short story from Rebecca Schiff's collection, The Bed Moved.
I'll lose all my cellulite, be a great role model, and shame my school enemies.
A selection of flash fiction from Lucy Corin's short story collection, One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses.
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