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  • I wrote, "I am aware of seeking to represent my experiences accurately, as close to reality as I can." in And Now It's a Story.

    Reminds me of a scene from the movie "ET."

    As the children help the endearing alien return home, Elliot, ET's closest earth friend, says to one of the older boys, "He's a man from outer space and we're taking him to his spaceship."

    The older boy asks, "Well, can't he just beam up?"

    Elliot, in an exasperated tone responds, "This is REALITY, Greg!"


    [Image © ET: The Extra-Terrestial, 1982. From Wikipedia and used under Fair Use terms.]
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