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Genre: General Fiction (100)
Copyright – John Nixon
All Because of A Dress
Every Sunday, George and Trudy scouted thrift stores for knickknacks. George liked the exercise, while Trudy lingered at every store, collecting glass animals.
George suspected trouble when he saw the wedding dress in the window. Trudy beelined for the dress, practically knocking over the woman who held its fabric between her fingers.
“Trudy, you don’t need that. No one we know needs a dress.”
Dejected, Trudy walked away.
Before the woman left, she invited Trudy and George to her wedding.
Later, they doted on the woman’s firstborn, lavishing the child with stuffed animals. No one cared that they were secondhand.