100WCGU WEEK #178

And as she looked around the ravaged living room she knew what the crumpled paper and tinsel meant. Not just that Christmas was over for another year, but that for her it was over forever. With a heavy heart she had discovered that the final parcel did not contain the stuffed animal she had seen in a window display, which she had so specifically requested of
the accommodating man in the red suit (after assuring him of her 
good behaviour). The doll’s face seemed arrogant now, almost mocking her in proving the kids at school were right about him, and she hated that. 

  

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