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- Barbe Crabtree | @ComeOnPeopl
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- Kelly Heinen | @Aightball
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P.T. says: I liked the uniqueness of the setting and the touches of subtle humor. And I especially liked the twist at the end.
Kel Heinen | @Aightball
P.T. says: The description was a little too accurate (says the person who was rapidly melting while reading). I could feel the heat and the ice and see the humidity in the air, and feel the frustration in the narrator’s voice. And I love the way the way we were left hanging with the phone call. Was it the missing husband or was it EMS?
I shivered as I chugged ice cold water, then dragged the sweating bottle over the back of my neck. The pavement reflected the sun straight into my already burnt face. I sighed, the bottle crumpling in my hand.
"Should we continue our search?"
Pastor Nichols smooth tenor voice brought my attention from the heat. Stomping the bottle under foot, I shook my head.
"No. I'm tired and hot and if he wants to kill himself out here, let him."
I turned and walked down the sidewalk, wishing we'd parked closer. The rough part of Omaha was scary at night, but it didn't make me comfortable during the day, either. A police car screamed past on the intersecting block, an ambulance seconds behind it. I'd been on ambulance runs in this part of town many times; it was probably an overdose.
"I'll spring for dinner," Pastor said. He knew better than to argue. He'd helped me search for my drug addicted husband before.
Four blocks later, I leaned back in my truck as heat radiated off me. My phone rang as I put the truck into gear. Glancing down, I swallowed. With a nervous hand, I swiped my phone open.
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