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What You Remember
By Wakefield Mahon


“You’re being difficult.” Robert sighed, running his fingers through what remained of his gray hair.

“The word you are looking for is recusant.” Amanda half-smiled. “Funny the things you remember. Anyway you’re not my father. Don’t tell me what to do!”

“Listen my grandchildren are coming over and you frighten them. Please go.”


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She smoothed out her blood stained prom dress “I’m not leaving until my date gets here.”

Robert wiped a tear from his eye. “I did. It took me years to get over the accident but I’ve moved on and it’s time for you to do the same.

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A big "thank you" to judge Rakel' Sampson who saw fit to select my story as this week's winning Tuesday Tale.  And as always thanks to hostess Stevie McCoy for keeping the contest going!




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