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The Memoirist

Summer of Suicide

What did she take?

Photo by Ochir-Erdene Oyunmedeg on Unsplash

It was the middle of the holidays, that lovely bit when the horror of the old school year has faded and the dread of a new school year has yet to stir.

My father worked long hours, so I had the house to myself. I watched black and white Tarzan films and read Lord of the Rings in the recliner with my feet planted on the wallpaper.

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