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Jun 1, 2023Liked by Isaac Fitzgerald

I feel more hopeful at the end of the conversation too, thank you! Loved the generosity. β€œHuh, that person knows what he's talking about, and he thinks I'm good enough to do this. So, maybe that's real. Maybe that means something.” πŸ’šπŸ’š

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So glad you got something from this Walk It Off! πŸ’œ

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This was beautiful! So many moments, so much hope, and yes, the feeling of one thing ending and another one beginning. "Art has to be absolutely free." Thanks for this ramble, kind sir.

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Thanks for reading, Kari! πŸ’œ

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So good

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What a wonderful conversation. DE’s comments about collapsing the space between the kids and the world really resonated. It’s so important. That’s how we create a space for play and craftsmanship - two things all kids have within them, but are diminished by an education system that would rather have then write stupid standard essays.

Thanks for sharing!

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Jun 1, 2023Liked by Isaac Fitzgerald

What a great conversation, it made me want to write again. I gave it a shoutout in our Park Slope newsletter. https://parkslopewalk.substack.com/p/bric-the-bandshell-3-carnivals-5th

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Thanks so much for the shoutout, Nicole! πŸ™πŸ»

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Jun 1, 2023Liked by Isaac Fitzgerald

You can drive 80 miles out of NYC and be in the Delaware Water Gap National Park--in, yes, New Jersey. It's beautiful out there!

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You're right and that's a great point! Apologies for being overly simplistic. πŸ’š

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May 31, 2023Liked by Isaac Fitzgerald

Amazing chat! Thanks so much for sharing!!

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Thanks so much, Kim! πŸ“

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May 31, 2023Β·edited May 31, 2023Liked by Isaac Fitzgerald

This was really great -- thanks Isaac

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Thanks for reading, Mathew! πŸ™πŸ»πŸ’šβœ¨

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I've fallen very behind on reading my newsletters but I loved this! The Best American anthologies that teens from 826 helped edit are incredible. Also, New Jersey has SO MUCH nature/wilderness. If you ever wanna do a NJ walk... =)

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Lovely talk. Also wanted to chime in that ABSOLUTELY Eggers was responsible for the shape of early online tone. Completely agree.

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lol Thanks for taking the time! πŸ™πŸ»β³

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Thank you so much, Summersea! 🧑

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Appreciate you saying that, Sylvia. πŸ’™

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