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

Hey, did you read:

• An in-depth look at how recent peace negotiations between Israel and Palestine collapsed? Tal Rosenberg

• How U.S. gun laws are helping drive the wave of children fleeing Central America? Mick Dumke

• That Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan finally met with Chibok parents whose daughters were kidnapped by Boko Haram in April? Kerry Cardoza

• About the battle over a Christian cult that has taken over Wells, Texas? Aimee Levitt

• That Tampa is close to no cigars? Steve Bogira

• About the opening of the world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge in Russia? From which bungee jumping is encouraged? Kevin Warwick

• About how Ivy League schools aren’t really enriching students’ education, just overloading them? Will Greenberg

• About Nick Ut—the Vietnam War photographer who shot Napalm Girl, the photo that helped end the war—who is still alive and shooting for the AP in Los Angeles? Aimee Levitt