“Sometimes it is the process of doing that makes things clear. If we don’t start, we never know what could have been. Sometimes the answers we find while searching are better or more creative than anything we could have ever imagined before.”

— Lynne Cox, Grayson

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“I’m sometimes asked why I don’t make more realistic stories. ‘Aren’t you just running away from reality?’ they ask. They suggest that I go off in that direction because I cannot face reality. . . . From my point of view, I’m not avoiding reality. What I’m trying to do – and this sounds so pretentious – is trying to get at the truth, at what is real.”

From an interview with Moto Hagio

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