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The Memoirist

What if We Won a Million Dollars?

What are the odds? Would it change anything?

Man holding a wad of $10 bills
Photo by Lukas from Pexels: https://www.pexels.com/photo/man-holds-10-u-s-dollar-banknote-928201/

“Imagine if we won,” I said to my husband. “What would we spend it on?”

We were broke college students lying side by side in a worn-out second-hand bed in a ramshackle apartment on the wrong side of the tracks. We subsisted on ramen noodles, tuna sandwiches, and newlywed hopes and dreams.

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Mary DeVries

Mary DeVries

The older I get, the less I know. That won’t stop me from writing about everything and anything under the sun. Join me in delighting and despairing about life.