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She'd been promised a new family only to find out at the last minute that they's pulled out. What was it about her that attracted bad luck? She'd been so good; she prayed, tidied up, read to the younger kids at the home. What else could she do? All at once the sadness overwhelmed her and the silent tears flowed down her chilled face.

By chun, October 11, 2014.
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She had no idea why she allowed him to do it to her over and over again. Each time was a new start, a fresh him, a chance to leave the disappointments behind. But as she stood on the porch in her best dress and healed shoes, a touch or rouge on her cheeks, and watched the minutes lick past on the clock in the hallway, she realized he'd done it again. Her heart sank and her anger flared. 'Never again', she vowed under her breath. But how many times had she said that before? Too many times. Did she mean it this time? She hoped so. It was time to move on. As her friends kept telling her, she only had herself to blame.

By neeta, October 28, 2013.