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Author Elynne Chaplik-Aleskow joins Rick Kogan to talk about her new book, My Gift of Now: A Collection of Short Memoirs, a compilation of 48 short stories from her life.   Chaplik-Aleskow describes the benefits of the short-story collection format, and the stories themselves that range from tales of sorrow, joy and everything in between.