INDEX Issue 6: “Factoid” by Rachel Beglin, 2017
“Factoid” by Rachel Beglin, 2017
Rachel Beglin is a rising senior at the University of Michigan studying Wildlife Conservation and Law, Justice, and Social Change. She hails from Arizona. “Factoid” was written during a Fall 2016 creative writing course taught by Rebecca Fortes.
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