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Zero Mile – Many Borders and an Ocean

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Zero Mile – Many Borders and an Ocean

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The Zero Mile Post marked the meeting of two railway lines and possibly the beginning of the city of Atlanta. Zero Mile is a series of fictionalized stories based on real life in Atlanta, Georgia.

By Nicki Salcedo 

They talk about those crossing the border. They mean for you to hear it. They think it means you, even though you crossed not one but many borders and an ocean to get here.

Your mother tells a story. Halfway through the flight you asked to go outside. You didn’t know that you were in the sky. You’d never been cooped up for so long before. You didn’t understand the plane or the leaving. You asked to see your grandfather who you’d never see again.

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