The Memoirist
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The Memoirist

100-Word Memoir

In Search of My Father

A Boy’s Story

My dad disappeared. It was around my second birthday when he vanished into thin air.

We didn’t know where he’d gone, except that he had left us for a better life, leaving my mom to pick up the pieces.

“Are you my daddy?” I’d ask strangers in the supermarket. “Will you be my daddy?” I’d ask the…



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Darren Weir

Top Writer in Travel, Editor for Parasol Publications - The Narrative Arc, The Wind Phone, In For A Penny, TV News Producer (retired), writer, traveler