The Chris Burns Show

Chris Burns Lived a False Life. How Do We Remember the False Life We Lived with Him?

When Chris went on the run, I had no context for how to process the memories I had of our life together–what, if anything, had been real? Were there parts of precious metals among the alluvial deposits that were worth mining? How do you know what to hold on to and what to question? I …

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Discarded Daughter, Discarded Family. How Can Fugitive Chris Burns Abandon his Family So Carelessly?

Arabella stepped up into my car, quickly bent down to pick something up off the floor, and was staring directly into my eyes asking me a question that left me speechless. The back lift gate of my car was fully open, and I could see straight through to her intense expression. She was fixated on …

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What is the Future for Fugitive Chris Burns? When Will His Expiration Date Finally Come?

I am craving a late-night snack, probably because all I have eaten today is potato soup. It’s all I could stomach. My friend brought it over for me, and it was nourishment to my soul as I slurped up every last spoonful of cream. There are so many days, my body tells me it can’t …

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