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This week's contest:
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The Elephant in the Room

37 contest entries /
31 stories

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Closes at 23:59 - Jul 19 EST

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This week's theme: The Elephant in the Room


$250

Prize money

37

Contest entries

31

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Closes at 23:59 - Jul 19, 2024 EST
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