Jan 29Liked by Charlie Becker

God I love this story. You write with soul.

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That's a poignant note on life you've got here, Charlie!

"My mom had run away from him when she was sixteen because my grandfather drank and yelled too much. He had run away when he was fourteen because my great grandfather drank and hit too much. My great grandfather ran away when he was twelve because his father drank too much one night and pulled a pistol on him.

My Mom didn’t drink, and so I made it to my thirties until I ran away."

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Jan 27Liked by Charlie Becker

My favorite part of this piece was the character description of Sami. So carefully sculpted, especially “ he was the type of person who would eat off of other peoples plates.”

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