Some things are easier to tell.

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Rusty's Armory

This is a mostly true story, I had to change some of the characters and timelines to protect the identities because most of the people are still living. I posted this on multiply some years back, and post it here as sort of a self-revelatory piece. Abortion is not a comfortable subject, and I am conflicted. This is a painful coming of age story.


The four of us had become inseparable that last lazy summer of school. Little did we suspect that our tiny clique was about to be ripped apart. Danny had told me of his plan to win Patsy over, even though she and Larry were fast and intimate friends. At least what we called intimate back in those halcyon and innocent days. She and Larry got the back seat on trips to the drive-in movies, and we had a pact to not look. Still, the little…

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2 thoughts on “Some things are easier to tell.

    Rivergirl said:
    June 14, 2019 at 3:34 pm

    Glad you’re reposting this. It gave me a wonderful insight on the boy you were … and the man you became.

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    Lia Storm said:
    June 16, 2019 at 9:50 am

    I read this years ago somewhere at some time. I am going to reread it before I say anything. Who knows what I said the last time!

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