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Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read:

• That millennials largely think government is wasteful and inefficient, but want it to guarantee citizens food, shelter, health care, and a living wage? Mick Dumke

• About the dearth of monarch butterflies in Illinois and what’s behind it? Kate Schmidt

• That Chicago writer Bill Hillmann was (somewhat ironically) gored while running with the bulls in Spain? Jerome Ludwig

• About rare North Korean stamps? Ben Sachs

• About the 118-year-old sandwich found—with “perfectly preserved bread”—inside a British church organ? Tony Adler

• About this year’s Emmy nominees? Kevin Warwick

• About racism and pro wrestling? Drew Hunt

• About how yoga’s not just for white people? Aimee Levitt

• @Homer_Marijuana’s screenplay on Twitter about The Simpsons on weed? Brianna Wellen

• About turning down for what? Jessica Cohn