Why strawberries are somewhat my everything

Photo by Alexander Wilburn

My first introduction to strawberries was in the third grade, while reading “Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief.” Those of us who have a more than fond appreciation for Greek mythology can trace our roots back to this series. 

In this book, Percy Jackson, a half-mortal, half-god 12-year-old must leave his safe-haven camp (known as Camp Half-Blood) and venture into the perilous mortal world of Brooklyn, N.Y., undetected. 

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