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Cuban Cigars
By Peggy Duffy
Tuesday, June 01, 2004

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"I'm hot," Charlene said. We were in the public park, a largely unused expanse of dirt and concrete offering little in the way of shade. The last of the Dutch elms had succumbed that spring, and the newly planted maples had a long way to go before they could cast a worthwhile shadow. What remained of the grass had turned the color of wheat. The two of us sat on a hill reading last month's issue of True Confessions magazine.

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Reviewed by Guy Hogan 1/7/2007
I'd forgotten what it was to be that young. During one of my summers of innocence I lifted from the shelf of a local, small candy store something called a "marshmellow pie." It wasn't a pie at all but was more like a round, flat candy bar made up of two gram crackers with a marshmellow center, the whole thing covered with a sweet chocolate.

Thank you for returning me to my early youth for a few moments even if it was only in my imagination.
Reviewed by Blossom Abdi 6/2/2004
Wow! That was a great story. You actually took me to that place and day . I could picture everything. I wonder why you didnít continue these two little rascalsí lives to adulthood. This could make a great book,I wonder, have you ever written a book? if not, what are you waiting for :) Keep it up.


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