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The Barlow Boy - a short story



The Barlow Boy



Peter Keegan parked his Honda behind the Family Life Center on the sprawling grounds of the Calvary Baptist Church. He didn


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Interesting story, I was kind of expecting the suicide but not in the way it was told. When you described his sudden change in attitude in the middle of the story, the thought that came to my mind was that he was going to kill himself after this session.


*Applause* Excellent story telling.


-Julian A.

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Well done, James! :2thumbs: I, too, thought he had made a decision, but he seemed too positive for it to be suicide. The ending, therefore, took me by surprise.

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The final version has been edited and will post at Awesomedude (and Deweywriter if Bubba is awake) this weekend. The final version is slightly different in dialog but is the same in substance.


I honestly don't know where this story came from. It sort of grabbed me and insisted on being written.

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