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Lani Sarem poses with her novel Handbook for Mortals at the release party for the book in Chicago earlier this month. Barry Brecheisen/Getty Images hide caption

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The Brief, Tumultuous Reign Of An Erstwhile Best-Seller

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A happy hour event put on by the Adulting School, where participants learn how to make craft cocktails, at Maine Craft Distilling in Portland, Maine. Other skills taught by the school include changing a flat tire, making deviled eggs and folding sheets. Courtesy of Rachel Weinstein hide caption

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Adulting School Teaches Young Adults Grown-Up Skills

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Inside a mobile clinic parked near a Conservation Corp high school, Dr. Seth Ammerman talks with a patient. About 400 young people who visit the van each year have never seen a doctor, Ammerman says. Farida Jhabvala Romero/KQED hide caption

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