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The Unconscious Tune

The woman grasped the microphone with wavering hands.  She had long feared this day and now it was here.  After performing to an empty studio with padded walls, it was quite a change to have an audience and she wasn’t

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One Simple Text

A man from a large city watched an impacting documentary on cellular phones.  The documentary emphasized statistics that showed a correlation between cellular phone use and cancer of the face or jawbone.  He began to have nightmares about cell phones

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Growing Old – Part II

Click here to read Growing Old – Part I In his fifties, and now satisfied with a normal life again, the man had a conversation with his father.  He had watched his father becoming frail and forgetful.  The idea of

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Stuck

The winter had been long and uneventful, and the young man struggled to wait patiently for spring to arrive.  There was plenty to do, but his great love was hiking outdoors. Every summer was spent along a riverbank or scrambling

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A Tragedy on Christmas

A volunteer fireman in a small town had duty on Christmas morning.  He had hoped to be done in time to have Christmas brunch with his wife, three children, and his father.  He drove toward the station in the early dawn

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The Warden

  A corrupt prison warden held his power by fear and years of using bribes and promises to maintain his position. He had been a warden for a long time, and planned to remain in charge another three years and

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A Pivotal Moment

A comet was discovered quite close to Earth, and quickly became a point of fascination for several astronomers. The tail of the comet was not discovered until it was quite close to Earth, and it was much larger than most

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Coulorophobia

At a young age, a boy became frightened by a clown that got too close and developed a phobia of clowns.  He avoided them at amusement parks and excused himself from carnivals and parades. He successfully avoided them for several

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Dog-gone Fears!

  A small dog was adopted by a couple and loved immediately.  They realized he had been bullied and had some problems with food aggression.  They sought help from a professional, and after several weeks the dog was able to

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