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Saturday, September 11, 2010

Embarrassing Moments

Hand Me Down Dress
©Ruth Cox

"Hooray, it's Saturday," my belly bellows as I slip out of bed. I give it a rub to shut it up so as not to awaken my three sister siblings who still lay scattered on the double bed like a pile of worn out clothes. I listen for sounds from the outer room. I hear only the television, thankfully. This means only Mom is up and maybe, just maybe, my hungry belly and I can have a moment alone with her to convince her to take us to church for the free lunch and clothing bank.

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  1. Oh Ruth, you made me cry. :( I'm so sorry that happened to you. I wish I could buy little you a million brand new dresses that were so much prettier than the ones those snotty girls at school had.


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