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July 24, 2008
The unbearable heat has descended upon Sweden, and during the day, the entire household came to a stop. The stepfather was drinking cold beer, while I slept in my white, virginal bedroom, barely lucid at the going-ons outside my four walls. The cat disappeared into the forest, suddenly re-appearing on the porch, beginning for water and shade. My mother goes around, showing off her toothless grin, and I flip my Nintendo DS open to try and focus my mind on something beyond the crowded house at the edge of the forest, where the cat drags dead animals around.