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Fake Crying at Uncle Ellis’s Funeral (A Short Story)

At Uncle Ellis’s funeral, Marvin hated wearing his nice-nephew mask. Yet, this mask was a necessity. As light brown-skinned Elder Hollingsworth gave the eulogy, Marvin sniffled and pretended wiping away a tear. Sitting next to him, Aunt Gwendolyn patted Marvin’s … Continue reading

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