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Storied Orlando – Chapter 61: Bookworms

Storied Orlando Chapter 61: Bookworms Nathan has a Friday afternoon tradition of riding SunRail to the hospital coffee shop to read. It’s quiet, he rarely knows anyone there, and it fills him to gaze out the cafe’s giant window walls … Continue reading

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Storied Orlando – Chapter 60: Vojo

Storied Orlando Chapter 60: Vojo I sat in the parking lot of VFW Post 4305 with the A/C on full blast so my face wouldn’t melt. One hundred mile purposeful dive, now I was summoning the courage to go inside. … Continue reading

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Storied Orlando – Chapter 59: Note

Storied Orlando Chapter 59: Note Steph kept the note long after that Christmas Eve dinner. The note thanked her for coming, then apologized for another guest’s behavior. Even after learning Steph has a son with autism, the man continued to … Continue reading

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Storied Orlando – Chapter 58: Cathy

Storied Orlando Chapter 58: Cathy From her unseen perch in a flowering orange tree, Cathy spied on her neighbors, new to Audubon Park. She’d taken an instant dislike to the young, painfully Winter Park, hetero couple. “They’re so white and … Continue reading

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Storied Orlando – Chapter 57: Toy

Storied Orlando Chapter 57: Toy His wife put the dog toy on his nightstand, Gary assumed. Why did it make him uneasy? He remembered all those years ago buying the silly, rotund, rubbery, ever-happy-with-a-shit-eating-grin elephant for Mitty at some chain … Continue reading

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Storied Orlando – Chapter 56: Snowflake

Storied Orlando Chapter 56: Snowflake The kids from the school nearby call her Snowflake because she always mumbles about Christmas as she shuffles with her shopping cart — brimming over with her life — but she is named after her … Continue reading

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Storied Orlando – Chapter 55: Ticket

Storied Orlando Chapter 55: Ticket Blake zigzagged out of the noisy bar with his friend…shit, what’s his name? The night was young at 10:00pm. Leaving Mills Shifty, as Blake called it, headed downtown with a detour to his dealer. The … Continue reading

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