Ayana Art
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Ayana

Ayana Art

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November 2008

A man's father is dying of pancreatic cancer. A strange little girl named Ayana arrives at his hospital room and gives him a kiss--but not a "kiss of death." Instead his father miraculously recovers. The narrator must repay this miracle, though, and over the years is called upon to do so.

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November 2008

Originally published in Issue 182, Fall 2007, of The Paris Review

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