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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 54: Sunrise

Storied Orlando Chapter 54: Sunrise Ryan arrived at Mills Park in the still-dark hours of morning fearing the overzealous parking nazis had towed him. Ironically he was waiting for tow; so different when you request one. Deep in his textbook, … Continue reading

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Storied Orlando – Chapter 53: Wings

Storied Orlando Chapter 53: Wings “Ah, what the hell,” Tabby said out loud. After days of ruminating over Lila’s gift, she opened the box from Alabama and read the hand-painted card again: “You don’t have to die to be an … Continue reading

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Storied Orlando – Chapter 52: Arrow

Storied Orlando Chapter 52: Arrow It came to pass that Cupid broke with tradition and made himself known to his mark. Even though Cupid’s arrow was on target, this Jack remained seated on an I-Drive bench, staring at the woman … Continue reading

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Storied Orlando – Chapter 51: Fingered

Storied Orlando Chapter 51: Fingered Dr. Wojnarowicz steeled himself for conflict. What luck to be in the lobby of his Winter Park practice just as Frankie Hinton decided to visit, ten years after the ordeal. “I’m sorry I lied, Dave,” … Continue reading

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Storied Orlando – Chapter 50: Cross

Storied Orlando Chapter 50: Cross Peanut laid in bed clutching the ivory cross in her hand. Her mind filled with worries too large for her 8-year-old being. Would her mom die tomorrow? What would life be like without her? She … Continue reading

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Storied Orlando – Chapter 48: Nose

Storied Orlando Chapter 48: Nose His Horror Nights castmates were ever vocal in their admiration of Jaime’s make-up. “So realistic!” they’d say and mention his habit of arriving on property already made-up. As a young boy growing up in poverty … Continue reading

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