The Life You Save May Be Your Own by Flannery O’Connor

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Why did she decide to write this short story? Does this story have anything to do with her life?

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The first question you ask is such a good question that it is almost impossible to answer. We might say, why does anyone do anything?

However, the second question cuts to the heart of the story, and that one we can and should answer. In addition to being a great (Southern) writer, O'Connor was two...

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