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Congratulations go out to Sharon Haiste. Eternity has won the 100 Word Flash Fiction contest and the cash prize. In second place finished Superpower Denied by humpwhistle. In third place finished Unseen by Wils. Honorable mention goes out to Now Is the Winter by Bill Schott.
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