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Vincent Vance (Part II)

Continued from Vincent Vance.

It was two years after the worst year of his life, and the only time he was happy was during the government-required summer camp that lasted all of one month out of twelve.  He had friends there, and he felt that at camp, people approved of him.  He was often quiet and stayed to himself, but one older girl had broken through part of his barriers, and he often refused to leave her side.

He even left his own mother in the dust to be with the girl called Mellie, and at camp, he insisted that his name was not Vincent, but Vinnie– to match his best friend. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Good Children

I was a good boy.  Everyone said so.  I did as I was told, and I minded my manners.  It was only right.  I was a child, and I was to be seen and not heard.  This was just, and this was right.

On my eighth birthday, the justice and rightness of the world vanished very suddenly.

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Posted by on January 18, 2013 in Semihistorical Fiction

 

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