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Parallel Universes

This story is written by Etgar Keret, an Israel writers.

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"There’s a theory that says there are billions of other universes, parallel to the one we live in, and that each of them is slightly different. There are ones where you were never born, and the ones where you wouldn’t want to be born. There are some parallel universes where I’m having sex with a horse, and ones where I win the lottery. There are universes where I’m lying on the bedroom floor, slowly bleeding to death, and universes I’ve been elected president, by a landslide. But I don’t care about those parallel universes now. The only ones that interest me are the ones where she isn’t happily married, with a cute little boy, the ones where she’s completely alone. There are plenty of universes like that, I’m sure. I’m trying to think about them now. Among all those universes there are some where we’ve never met. I don’t care about those now. Among the ones that are left, there are some where she doesn’t…