“We sacrificed everything for you, Andrew, the private education we struggled to afford, then off to University carrying our love and hopes for your future.
Then you got into drugs. All our hopes for you destroyed.”
I turned away, bitter tears flowing.
The man put the lid back over him.
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This is a 50-word exercise I post on my FB page almost every Friday.
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