Every weekend I participate in David Abrams’s “#SundaySentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

But now, instead of looking for work, Stan decided to reconnect with his old classmate, and before long the two were looking at each other on a split screen—scruffy and baritone, yet somehow still the same—converging at the speed of light across the ocean without exit visas, charges of treason, bribes to customs agents, and antisemitic taunts.

Source: Steven Volynets, “Shaare Emunah” (Paper Brigade—my thanks to the Jewish Book Council for the complimentary e-preview.)

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