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The Luck Archive on Slate

"When Mark Menjivar was in middle school, he’d always put his left shoe on before his right, and he’d always make a wish at 11:11. A few years ago he was in a bookstore in Fort Wayne, Indiana, when he opened up an old volume called 1,000 Facts Worth Knowing and found four four-leaf clovers pressed inside. 'Finding that was so much better than finding money because of the possibilities that exist inside it. I started thinking about luck in my own life,' he said. 'Then I started talking to people and the more I talked the crazier, funnier and more interesting stories I heard.'” Mark Menjivar's The Luck Archive on Slate. Read more.

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