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Writer Cord Jefferson reflects on growing up in Tucson and what leaving his hometown taught him

In three decades as a person for whom tears come easy, the hardest I’ve ever wept is the day I moved away from Tucson. I’ve lived through heartbreaks, layoffs, deaths, my parents’ divorce, a couple of thrashings, an arrest in Mexico and…

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