Microcosm
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Microcosm

A Wanderer Finds Her Way Home

Some might call it a Christmas miracle

Photo by Gustavo Zambelli on Unsplash

After I’ve devoured the tremendous bowl of beef barley stew and the fresh buttered bread, I’m ready to listen to the woman who served it to me.

“It was a man’s world when I came here,” she says as she whomps the ball of dough on the floured table, folds it in half, then whomps it down again. She looks off as though she’s…

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