Topic: Memoir

SCArRED: Concerning the life of a gay LDS missionary

SCArRED Concerning the life of a gay LDS missionary I sat, seatbelt tight across my body, steering wheel wondering if I would reverse and drive away. Eyes aching and bloodshot from …

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Love it & live it

The yuks come easy when someone says, “I’m going to X-place” and you say, “Oh I’m sorry.” Or you can always refer to your birth city as “A nice place to be from.” Completing the ru …

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Auto biography

Conversation is more important than steering the beast Two months after I stopped driving, I decided I wanted to be a Lyft driver. I had taken Lyft a number of times and encountere …

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Secret Samurai of Salt Lake City

Four of the Aoki children, Salt Lake City, ca 1910 Your past, spoken or unspoken, is carried in your blood I was kidnapped when I was three months old. My 24-year-old mother left m …

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The year in review – and what’s new

Highlights and updates from some CATALYST stories of 2018 Every year CATALYST brings you stories that are educational, local, playful, tasty. Last year, among many other stories, w …

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