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The Trailer

Hard for him to escape his nightmares

Photo by Mary McGrath

The family moved there in the summer of 1976. Back then, their trailer was one of the newest in the development, a turquoise blue, equipped with air-conditioning, sturdy carpeting, and lots of thick foliage nearby in which the kids could play.

Dad had returned from Vietnam the year before, not visibly defeated at first, but soon the repercussions of…




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Mary McGrath

Mary McGrath

Mary is a top writer in humor, short stories and poetry. She’s written for Newsweek, Wall St. Journal, Good Housekeeping, and Chicken Soup for the Soul.

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