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  • Don’t flush!

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

Hey, did you read:

• A collection of five studies that explain the rigged economics of race in America? Tal Rosenberg

Chuy’s op-ed in the Trib explaining how he would repair Chicago’s financial problems? Tal Rosenberg

• That the most entitled generation isn’t millennials? Sue Kwong

• That 1925 was the greatest year in the history of literature? (Or maybe not. Discuss.) Aimee Levitt

• About the beloved English fantasy novelist Sir Terry Pratchett, author of the 41-volume Discworld series, who has died at age 66, eight years after being diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s? Kate Schmidt

• That you shouldn’t flush wet wipes? Drew Hunt

• About what a regular day looks like for Aaron Franklin, the proprietor of Austin’s famous Franklin Barbecue? Tal Rosenberg

• That there is an online competition, Women On 20s, to choose a woman to eventually replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill? Zara Yost

Ten women of title design—one of whom worked at Digital Kitchen, Chicago? Sue Kwong

• About the Indian bride who walked out of her wedding ceremony after she discovered the groom couldn’t solve a simple math problem? Aimee Levitt