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The Girl In The Window

That Time I Failed To Stop A Kidnapping

Growing up in South Florida provided many experiences that left indelible impressions on me.

Like that one morning my house violently shook from the Midas Muffler shop explosion that occurred miles away in Davie, to visiting the aftermath of the explosion and ensuing fire from the Amtrak train that collided with a Hess gas truck on the tracks in Ft. Lauderdale. From the Adam Walsh kidnapping at the local Sears Mall in Hollywood when I was a child, to the time as a teenager when a man who’d been…




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J.L. Pattison

J.L. Pattison

A mildly melancholic, increasingly misanthropic contrarian who cherishes life, liberty, and lattes. He turns coffee and sweet tea into books at

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