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The Lark

Marvin Goes to the War

Another tale of long ago

Original illustration by Tanya Panova

(From the author’s recently published Marshallville Stories collection)

Exactly two days after Henry Lee Moomaw’s rainbow-colored seventh birthday, his brother Marvin left for the War. Marvin, his only sibling, had been the family hero for Henry Lee’s entire life; the idea of his brother being gone was simply something too big to imagine, like the space of…

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