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Bad Air – Andersen Prunty

The children were the first to go outside. We, the parents, couldn’t keep them in anymore. Besides, we were all curious how it was out there.

Our son and daughter charged through the yard and right into the street. We didn’t have to worry. There wasn’t any traffic anymore. My wife and I watched them through the big living room window.

“Huh, look at em go,” my wife says.

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Meet Me at the Supermarket – Benjamin Welton

Julian raced through the final hour of work. The excitement bubbling up in his stomach was too much to handle, and he couldn’t get a lick of work done. All he could think about was his planned date with Amy.
At five o’clock, Julian jumped out of his seat, left his cubicle without saying goodbye to either Jack or Khadija, and ran down the stairs to his car waiting in the parking lot.

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A Modern Romance (beginning/ending) – Jai Knight

“I don’t think she’s gonna come around.”
The greying hair of the professor staining with a growing spot of dark red.
The prof used to stalk her academic tundra like a mighty lioness of knowledge. Her catchphrase a call to arms, ”Let’s go!”
Never dreaming about a life outside of the one she lived. For her there was no escaping her. 
Named and shamed plain she was tranquillised by facts of scientific research.

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advertisement3 – Marston Hefner

        The crowd dispersed and the people went back and away and the son was wondering how much longer he had to stay there. Not much longer said his father. I brought up the fact that we wanted something we did not own but could have purchased if we did not have colors. The only ones were the words in the sentences before they could help them I wondered just what they were doing.

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