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For the visually challenged reader, the image shows a young woman in a pensive mood standing outside a storefront. The glass behind her is reflecting a neon sign.
The glass was cool on her cheek which would help with the swelling, but not stem the tears. It had been her choice when her parents split to go with her mother.
She hugged herself. It was getting chilly now as daylight faded.
With just twenty bucks in her pocket, she’d caught the first bus out of town.
How she wished things were different.
She took out her mobile and punched in the number.
‘Dad?’ she sobbed. ‘It’s me…………I’m at the cafe. She hit me Dad…………’
‘I’m on my way…………….’