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Justine and Margie had decided to take the lead in the revolt. They were discussing in muttered tones in their little brother Charlie’s room. As he was only two years old, he would not be ... [+]

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La Matinale en cavale 5ème édition - Très très courts
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If anyone had ever told me that one day I would miss going to the beautician’s, that at certain times of the month I would no longer put sugar in my coffee, that I would be terrified at the idea... [+]

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Grand Prix Printemps 2017
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What the devil was she doing in this nightmare of a place?!
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Faites sourire 2017 - Très très court
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Parachute

Pierre Lieutaud, ago

The old plane whirls upwards in the morning fresh air to reach jump altitude. A quarter of an hour earlier we left the ground, a meadow smelling of morning dew, and now here I am lined up with the ... [+]

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Lecture Hall B

Akely, ago

I listen absent-mindedly to the radio reading out the various signs of the zodiac and the ‘predictions’ associated with them. That’s a real girly thing, thinking that such and such a planet can ... [+]

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Prix Saint-Valentin 2017 - Très très court
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Life (or Lives)

Renise Charles, ago

When I weave through the lines of cars, I feel like the king of the world. I can slip into the smallest space and at rush hours I am faster than a Porsche. But here, lying on my side, in this ... [+]

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Grand Prix Eté 2015
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This is the story of the man who didn’t finish his. He was called. His personal details show that he was born in. But no doubt that isn’t. Not much is known about.

It was in 1974 that ... [+]

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The Two Old People

Chantal Sourire, ago

They were my neighbors on the other side of the road. People called them "the Siamese twins."
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Canyoning

Pierre Lieutaud, ago

That’s what life’s like, you don’t really make choices. The whole thing terrified me but I loved her. Mathilde adored canyoning, she spent her Sundays and vacations roped up, climbing the steep ... [+]

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Noucha

Sandra Bartmann, ago

My name is Noucha, I’m eleven years old and my favorite superhero is me!

Everything in my life is magical, epic and fantastic. I live in the most beautiful house in my area even though the ... [+]