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Vesta’s past

She didn’t know what to expect. She wore her power suit. In it, she was unflappable. His face held 25 years of emotion. Susan was his last, best gift from Vesta. Love sustained. Vesta wept. Finally. Advertisements

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Vesta knows

    Vesta woke with a start, with Leon on her mind. Was it him? Or was it Susan? And Vesta knew. It was Susan. Susan was her daughter.

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Susan’s Dark Past

Susan didn’t have much to go on. Just a photo of her parents. In love. In spite of the racial barrier. That much she knew.       She also had one photo of herself with her mother, before her big … Continue reading

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Vesta

“Are you okay, dear?” Auntie looked up from her grey metal filing cabinets, already at work first thing in the morning.  “Still enjoying your early retirement?  You look a little… I don’t know, drawn.” Vesta took a slow sip from … Continue reading

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