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Too Young

A young man found out that he was going to be a father and knew he was not ready for it.  He told his girlfriend at the time that he would help with expenses, but the relationship was over.  The

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The Obvious Choice

An athlete with great potential was involved in two different sports with different physical demands. He was naturally very good at sprinting, and had improved a lot as he matured and competed.  His father had raced when he was younger, and

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Waiting at the Intersection

The man stopped his car and checked the oil. He had checked it less than a week before and it just had a tune up.  Still, he had to know everything was perfect.  The car had been vacuumed and polished on

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Table for Five

A family planned a vacation to a beautiful location a day’s drive away from home.  The anticipation of the trip had built up a positive mood with everyone in the family.  They even tolerated the music found on the radio as

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Homesick

A family became good friends with a man who had a career with the father.  Having lost his only sister recently, he became almost like an uncle to the two children.  He was invited to most of the family occasions

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Burden Exchange

A young man in scouts had an assignment that involved building with sticks and twigs.  Being a bit overzealous, he decided to hand-gather the materials from a nearby forest and use it as an excuse to spend the day with his father. 

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Waiting to Go Home

There was a sound in the hallway that seemed strangely familiar. The woman awoke and sat upright, it sounded like her son’s toy, she was sure of it. It was her third nap of the day and she was tired

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Polite Conversation

A man booked a flight to a distant and unfamiliar location based on credible reports that it was full of opportunity in his field of work. Trying to save on expenses, he didn’t purchase the option to change or cancel

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How Interesting

A wheelchair salesman enjoyed a lucrative career without many time restrictions.  He made appointments on his schedule and had the ability to enjoy recreation and had a lot of time to do as he pleased. He also paid many visits

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One Man Can Make a Difference

A boy was raised in a poor country fraught with corruption.  He was sent to work in the drug trade at a young age and was influenced to believe there was nothing wrong with drugs or the drug trade. He showed

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