We took the door to the right of the screen followed the open wooden staircase to the basement. A monstrosity of an antique furnace sat in the middle. An orange glow reflected off the nearby wall.
Almost anyone can do it.
The Escalade driver seems oblivious to the red light — coming fast toward me in his black metal house on wheels heads.
My parents ran away from home when I was quite young. My maternal grandfather took us in — four boys under age six.
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Mouths agape, they stare at me in silence. In the world of high school kids, this is an unmitigated disaster.
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With some difficulty, I drag it in the house next to a chair and sit down. The shipping label has my name on it, but I didn’t order anything.
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