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Issue #127 (December, 1996) issue cover

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Priscilla remembers her father as an "awesome guy." They went to ball games, made model airplanes, and cooked together. That's why she misses him so much. He couldn't kick the cigarette habit and died of lung cancer when she was 9. (full text)

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To fit in, Jesselin does poorly in junior high—until she realizes she’s jeopardizing her chance to go to college. (full text)
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