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Black Friday

by Shaams Nur | Grade 10 | Scholastic 2021 | Short Story | Silver Key

I wake up, right temple throbbing, my back against the floor, a crowd of worried Black Friday shoppers hovering around me. A six foot six black man with a full “James Harden” beard towers over me. His traps bulge through a dense, trench coat and his jawline is sharper than a scythe. A trapper hat with a black and red…



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Shaams Nur

Sophomore at Hoover High School | Creative writer | Founder of HooverCamp |