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FFfAW: No Life

“Mummy, look!” squealed little Tiffany. As Belinda glanced outside at the perfect rainbow, she wondered how such a beautiful world could be so easily sullied. “Come away from the window, dear,” Belinda gently led Tiffany away. “It’s so pretty, Mummy,” … Continue reading

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TLT: Resolute

At the first sliver of sunlight, she was out in the fields. Bathed in the warmth of the rays, the magnificence of the early morning sunrise never failed to awe her. Six months later when her sight was lost forever, … Continue reading

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FFfAW: The Honeymoon

Ten minutes into the boat ride and Gordon knew he was done for. He’d sipped water, held his breath, closed his eyes, but nothing worked and Clara was beginning to notice. Somehow, in all their time together, the fact that … Continue reading

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SPF: When Being First Matters

Letting go, rising above, being the first to apologize….Gloria’s thoughts arrested at the last one, as she sat cross legged on the mat. The serene voice on her iPod continued and she quickly inhaled, eyes closed, trying to focus, but … Continue reading

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FFfAW: A Mother’s Endless Forgiveness

She’d fought with her mother, banged the front door and stormed out of the house – again. She went to her usual place, a bench in a darkened side street. Any teenager would have probably thought twice, but Jessica didn’t … Continue reading

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SPF: Waiting for Dad

Professor Monroe wrote another chemical equation, as the lab echoed with the hiss of flames being switched on. Mary stared into the hot glow¬†and was once again accosted with the reek of her mother’s burning flesh. Her father hadn’t cried … Continue reading

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SPF: Undeserving

Proud of their country’s progress, the statue representing their country’s hard fought freedom and values, was put up in the capital city. Indeed, the oppressed people had gone through a tumultuous number of years, but they emerged victorious and the … Continue reading

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