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Ashes, Ashes

It never really hits her, even after all that had happened in the past week, even after the morgue visit and ensuing hysterics, until the priest says the final blessing, consecrating him into the earth, stepping away from the casket.

The service is over, and everyone begins to bunch up close to Father Danner, avoiding her and John as though they have lice.

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Italian American Writer in PA wilds. Gen X survivor attempting to climb shrinking narrow. Despite all my rage, still just a rat in a cage.

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Heather S. Wargo

Heather S. Wargo

Italian American Writer in PA wilds. Gen X survivor attempting to climb shrinking narrow. Despite all my rage, still just a rat in a cage.

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