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A Father’s Gift

A 50-word Microfiction on a Father’s Love

Photo by August de Richelieu from Pexels

“My friend’s getting an Xbox!”

“Papa’s got something else for you.”

“Not the usual sweater, dad,” said James and stormed out.

James awoke on Christmas to an Xbox by his bedside.

For James, it was a dream come true.

For Papa, it was the beginning of a lifetime of debt.



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