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Footprints On My Heart

By Charlene Hess    Anna took one last glance into the bloody toilet before flushing what should have been her fourth baby down the drain. Stumbling, she turned, leaned against the bathroom wall, slid to the floor, and sobbed. Why? Why couldn’t her body keep a baby? Why was she being forced to endure all this pain and heartache? Why …

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One More Breath!

By Piyush Pareek   Keyboards clutter. Landlines rumble. The ceiling fan squeals for an early retirement. Papers slide over the wooden table and that is when a man clusters all his courage to plunge from that lavish blue chair. His eyes target a dull white cubicle at the end of the hall where sits a man, known as boss, who …

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The Greedy Suitor 

By Dana Husam Abdallah He’s tall, he’s good looking, he’s a mid-level accountant, and he’s… selfish, greedy and a miser? “Another day, another bachelor.” Lina sighed to herself. She sat at her desk, unable to focus on the task at hand while her mind wandered to the suitor currently pursuing her. After the first awkward meeting – the blind date …

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Because of Sara – Part 3

  By Dana Husam Abdullah   November 5, 2013 “Your mother told me what you decided! Why won’t you consider accepting Zaid’s proposal?” Sawsan’s father yelled at her, as soon as she came home from the PR firm she worked at. She hadn’t gotten a chance to change out of her suit or even put the briefcase down. “He is …

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