Lucy's Dad

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Present, absent. Here, gone. One, zero.
Lucy’s dad had been flickering in and out of her life as long as she could remember.
Longer than, according to her mom.
But Lucy’d learned not to put any faith in her mom, either.
Lucy rated both her parents the same: zero, zero.

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published on 08/07/2020 on

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