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Your Mom's Unexpected Story

For this creative writing prompt, Brian A. Klems asks writers to imagine that a mother tells her child a story from her past, one that will change everything.
Your Mom's Unexpected Story

Your mom is in poor health and you spend extra time at her apartment taking care of her. While getting her out of bed and into her chair one day, she thanks you for all your help. Then she says that she needs to tell you a story about her past, one that you don't know, and one that will change everything.

Post your response (500 words or fewer) in the comments below.

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