Do you have a superstition? What is it, why do you have it, and how do you follow it?

I absolutely have to make a wish before blowing a fallen eyelash off my finger. It’s the only “make-a-wish” superstition that I still think my wishes would come true. When the clock turns 11:11, I don’t even bother. Blowing out the birthday candles, I’ve outgrown that one.....sadly. But I still hang on to those eyelash …

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A vivid childhood memory from the child’s perspective

Today I turn five years old. I'm in a tie-dye one piece bathing suit sitting in the sand next to my cousin who has already been five for six months. It's the beginning of summer but the freckles on my cheeks and nose have already popped out. I reach over to my cousins hair and …