The Junction
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The Junction

The Neighborhood Sensation

Three Nights in August. A Short Story.

Photo by Alvin Engler on Unsplash

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August 10, 1989 — Ealy’s Porch, Richfield, MN
Lawn chairs squatted in their usual places on the redwood stained deck that abutted Ealy’s large split-level house. Two were occupied, one by Bud Ealy and a second by Frank Bowman, neighbor from across the street. From spring through fall the chairs remained out, along with the beer.

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