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Sean Celebrates His Big Day

A chapter in the book Dribbles And Drabbles

Birthday Bash

by Brett Matthew West

Every summer the festival arrived on Sean's birthday. The boy raced between rides holding his mother's hand with cotton-candy stickiness.

He exclaimed, "Next year I'll be big enough to ride the roller coaster. I can't wait!"

365 days later his mother smelled the hot buttery popcorn and saw the bright lights glow. She stood alone by the Ferris wheel. Ashes sifted through her tear-stained fingers.

She almost heard Sean's laughs of glee as the wheel transported him to the sky.

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