Literary, Outside The Box

You Have To Read Saeed Jones’ The Summer I Tried To Save Memphis

This essay by Saeed Jones, Literary Editor for Buzzfeed, is one that I revisit from time to time and always share whenever I go back. Written in 2013, Saeed talks about the church, his family and his feelings as a growing gay teen. The essay is heartbreaking because Saeed realizes that his grandmother’s religion takes precedence over her love for her…

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