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1. a narration of a chain of events told or written in prose or verse
2. a piece of fiction, briefer and usually less detailed than a novel
3. the plot of a book, film, etc.


The space in a building between floor levels; in some codes a basement is considered a story, generally a cellar is not; a major architectural division even where no floor exists, as a tier or a row of windows.


(building construction)
The space between two floors or between a floor and the roof.

story (Brit. storey)

1. The space in a building between floor levels, or between a floor and a roof above. In some codes and ordinances a basement is considered as a story; generally a cellar is not.
2. A major architectural division even where no floor exists, as a tier or a row of windows.
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This will allow people in about a one block area add to and view the Story. Once you create a custom Story, or you're added to one, you'll see the option to add to it right below "My Story" on the stories page in the app. 
Another story in the collection of Kwerawary is the story of La Wlati Qaramanan.
Letters From a Slave Boy: The Story of Joseph Jacobs by Mary E.
The story ends in death, but not Caesar's, and it allows for a reawakening of human feeling, as he engages in a ritual cleansing of a dead woman's body.
I propose that the story of the rich man in Mark 10 also follows the pattern of a healing story and that we can understand this story by seeing his condition as an illness.
Setting her tale in Delhi, Dawesar tells the story of one young woman's sexual awakening.
The story line using the animated people follows closely that of the scripture whereas more liberties are taken with the characters in Buggelsville.
The nature of the story recall task of the present study afforded bilingual participants the opportunity to organize their memory by story (1 or 2), event [breakfasts (B's) and parties (P's)], specific event (B1, B2, P1, P2), and language of presentation (LP) [English(E) and/or Greek(G)].
He said the mind wants to make sense of a thing, the mind wants to know what something stands for." These words echo and multiply their meanings when, later in the story, the narrator stands in a radiologist's office, contemplating the projected image of her own body, the evidence of her illness.
The relationship between the story and the storyteller is a strong bond.
Trousdale asserted that children in her study focused more on the successful resolution of the fearful situation rather than dwelling on the scary aspects of the story. Rather than frightening children, scary books capture their attention and seem to provide vicarious opportunities for exploring and mastering their fears (Richards, Thatcher, Shreeves, Timmons, & Barker, 1999).
To honor Rosemary Ruether I invite you to look again at the story of the Magi in Matthew 2:1-12.