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

Hey, did you read:

• The latest evidence that most wealthy Americans believe poor people have it easy? Mick Dumke

• That a newly released video shows that two Cleveland police officers provided no medical aid to 12-year-old Tamir Rice after one of them shot him? (Rice later died. The video also shows police tackling and then handcuffing Tamir’s 14-year-old sister when she tried to reach her brother who was laying on the ground.) Steve Bogira

• That dozens of Dartmouth students were caught cheating in an ethics class? Mick Dumke

• That Boston is the U.S. bid city for the 2024 Olympics, and that the largest donors to the bid are Bain Capital executives? Tal Rosenberg

• This alternative perspective on the Cubs curse? Aimee Levitt

• About Reuben Langdon, one of the most in-demand motion-capture stuntmen in Hollywood? Tal Rosenberg

• That Bill Gates drank water made out of poop? Gwynedd Stuart

• This thorough examination of shirtless men and their pregnant significant others? Drew Hunt