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Letter Number Eleven, From… the Hospital

My Dear Grandson, It seems as if my most recent missives to you are so heavy and dark. I apologize for that. It reminds me of one of my mother’s favorite sayings, “A life is not all roses or thorns.” … Continue reading

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Final Days With Fran And Millie

Victor walked through the doorway and into the dimly lighted room. When he was a boy, he and Fran and Millie had played hide and seek in this room. If he remembered right, the game was a hybrid of hide … Continue reading

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Mad Man

  “To lose one’s mind is a terrible thing, but it is at least a thing.” Junior Kane, a retired mail carrier, barbershop quartet member, Pee Wee football coach, and amateur coin collector, sat at his dining room table, running … Continue reading

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