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Hank S
Not sure what to say here, so I'll just say Hi
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It's Gonna Be A Long, Long Night
       Tonight is the final evening of my summer vacation.  When Dad got home, I could tell that he was drunk.  It was late, and the rest of us all had already had supper.  Dad was glassy-eyed, and he was slurring his words a little bit.  So I went directly...

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Laying Low
I’m here at my grandma’s house.  I don’t really call her grandma.  Jamey, Tommy, my cousins and I all call her “Maw-Maw.”   And my granddad, “Paw-Paw.”  They’re my dad’s folks.  I love it here at their place.  They have about five acres, which, if you don’t...

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Hi. My Name Is Hank.
     Well, it’s really Henry, but no one calls me that.  I was named after my Dad’s granddad, my grandma’s dad, my great-granddad.  My Dad loved him a lot.  He’s never said that.  I’ve never even heard my Dad say the word “love.”  I suppose he’s said it to ...

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Trying To Get All Alone
Rusty and I are in the shed in their back yard.  On the way from the lake, we hardly said two words to one another.  Rusty had tried to carry on a conversation, but I kept my mouth closed mostly.  He asked why I was quiet again, and I just told him that I w...

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Breaking Camp
We reach land.  Brian takes a long jump from the front seat of the boat, so he can drag us to shore. He lands in the squishy brown mud at the water’s edge, and his boots sink about three inches.  “Well, shit.” Brian says.  Rusty and I laugh.  “Oh, shut up, ...

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The Next Morning
Rusty, Brian, and I are in a brown aluminum boat that is skimming across the gray water of the lake.  It’s cloudy this morning, so the water doesn’t look clear and blue, like it does on sunny days.  Last April, I watched Rusty, Jeff, and Steve steal this bo...

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