The rising popularity of streaming services killed cable TV

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Television played an interesting role in my life. Of course, as a toddler I had my favorite shows — I even had a ‘Barney’ doll that I would sit with any time came on. However, as I got older, I stopped watching TV as much. With a dad and an older brother who didn’t share my television tastes, I preferred to read books instead or watch the odd movie with them. As the Internet got more extensive, streaming movies and TV shows became easy. It opened a world of viewing without Barney and Friends commercial breaks, and I loved it.

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Natalia Nazeem Ahmed

A young English graduate who’s trying to share her thoughts with the world. Still a work in progress. For short fiction, visit