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Seeing Red on My First Parentless Vacation

It was more humiliation than anger.

It was my first vacation without my parents, and because of it, I felt all grown. My friend organized everything — the destination, the hotel, and who was going.

It wasn’t my first visit to the state of Florida, and fortunately, it wouldn’t be my last.



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Karen Schwartz

Aspiring bestselling novelist, featured writer for The Daily Cuppa, kindness specialist, lover of short-form and chocolate.