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You Are Never Alone by Julia Wilson

A Short Story

HandsI sat on the edge of the bench. The wood smooth under my fingers. I stared out at the lake – a perfect azure blue. The sun sparkled on the water. Two white swans glided by majestically.

I glanced to my left – a squirrel and its mate skittered up a tree. The trunk gnarled with age. How many summers had passed since it was planted? Two hundred? Three hundred?

A young couple walked past hand in hand. She flung her head back, laughing at something he said.

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