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Marino Family: Permanently Yours by Hopefulness23 17 and older
Working as a Home Health Aide and struggling to make ends meet. All Aries Washington wanted to do was prove the child she had three years ago, was in fact the son of Cameron Marino. She didn't have any delusions about them putting their differences aside and falling madly in love. Why would she?...
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Short story, with some minor head canon of what happens after Michonne and Rick return to Alexandria and reunite with their kids. Of course there will be the mature romance, love and angst I'm known for so I hope the Richonne fandom is ready for a quick return trip with me.
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Thea is the good girl with the squeaky clean reputation whom never even got her card pulled in Elementary school - a real test to how much she plays by the rules. However, when her path crosses with the golden boy Everett, Thea finds herself falling down a loophole of love and passion. Is he really what...
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Melissa Jefferson never would have thought that she would ever see her famous friend again let alone be interviewing him for an upcoming movie. Chris Evans couldn't believe that he was being interviewed by his high school classmate and he wasn't ready to let her go just yet.    
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Two plantoic friends find solace and comfort in each other for one weekend.
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Welcome to the Chamber. An archive of stories for Women of Color BY Women of Color, nuturing the unique literary voices of Women of Color

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Our 16th Year - Hosting Costs

THe Chamber is turning 16! What an amazing run this site has had. However, it is that time of the year again, which has rolled around. Hosting costs for the Chamber are due, and have increased dramitically since last year.

Unless we can raise $59 for domain registration (up from $53 last year) and
$200 for hosting (up from $143 last year) the Chamber will either have to be shuttered or look for a new home, which will mean taking on ads and a less reliable server. Or possibly someone who can afford to take it on and maintiain it without having to rely on donations from members.

$253 for the year

For the sake of economy, going to replace the chat box with the free in built shoutbox to help keep costs down, otherwise we need another $20 for the year.

If you can, the donation button is on the home page of the site or you can use this link: Donate

Your support is greatly appreciated, and if it turns out we can't raise the funds, there will be plenty of notice for people to archive stories. 16 years is truly an amazing run, and hopefully we can keep it going another 16 years.


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