Mike Trial has lived in many cities across the United States, spent a few years overseas, and now makes his home in Columbia, Missouri.

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“Francesca” is the story of a young graduate student at Iowa University majoring in genetic bioengineering, who stumbles upon an ominous secret. Her research project in gene splicing offers great hope for a cure for...

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Francesca, Chapter 3

Word Count: 1678 Words | Read Time: 3 minutes

I dried my tears. Sitting in my car moping over Rick was not helping me get my thesis back on schedule. I was still upset over today’s events, and I knew I couldn’t sleep, so...

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