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Zero Mile – Call Me They or Them

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Zero Mile – Call Me They or Them

Nicki Salcedo

Nicki Salcedo

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 sometimes fictionalized and sometimes real stories based on life in Atlanta, Georgia.

By Nicki Salcedo, contributor

I’m a terrible speller, and my grammar is questionable. Writing is my way of documenting what I see in life. The things I see are also terrible and questionable. It’s hard to get the words right. I start by looking in the mirror. I’m the first monster I see each day.

I am female by birth, in mind, in body. But I’ve been mistaken for a man at various points in my life.

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