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"Thank you for rescuing me,"

Published by CARRIE TAKAHATA | Thursday, October 14, 2010 5:18 AM


BR 100 word contest


he says, kneeling next to my table in the middle of that dive of a bar, Sutter Station. I smile and say the pleasure is mine since all I really want to do – ever since we met – is drink whisky, pull him in. I’m lost in this when he tilts his head and turns inside to say, “I’m fucked up; you really should leave.” And, for the first time, I see him – three years at the very front of Afghanistan – buried down there, all the way inside.


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Carrie Takahata - Thursday, November 04, 2010 9:14 PM.


Hey, thanks, GUEST!