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Jesus Shares the Depths of Our Darkest Times

In Jeffrey Eugenides's novel The Marriage Plot, the character Mitchell moves to India as a young man to volunteer. After a couple of weeks, he is faced with a man who has massively defecated in his own bed. In the midst of the chaos, Mitchell suddenly cannot stand it. Despite knowing he will forever regret this, he turns away from the wretch he should be taking care of, runs out of the building, scoops ...

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