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  • The boy laughed cheerfully and jumped out.
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  • He laughed at that, and his laugh was merry and frank.
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  • She stopped and gazed up at his face.
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  • He parked the truck in front of the house and headed down the hill.
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  • Then they turned bottom side up, and continued to roll slowly over until they were right side up again.
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  • Dorothy grabbed fast hold of the buggy top and the boy did the same.
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  • They have two fertilized eggs and they want final consent.
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  • Carmen brushed them away and returned to her prayer.
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  • Dorothy sighed and commenced to breathe easier.
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  • The sky had grown darker again and the wind made queer sobbing sounds as it swept over the valley.
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  • The voice and words belonged to Josh, and yet he had been dead for more than two years.
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  • She met his gaze and smiled.
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  • At some point, that stopped bugging her and became an attraction.
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  • Humor danced in his eyes and twisted smooth lips.
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  • Yes, and Jonathan is at school.
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  • Taking her in his arms, he held her close for a moment and then planted a kiss on her forehead.
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  • Reluctantly she pulled away, her pulse and respiration in a race.
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  • Dorothy and Zeb looked at one another in wonder.
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  • All that did was to enwich the pwiests' sons and thieves and wobbahs....
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  • Without answering, he headed for the fireplace and opened the wood box.
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  • The boy was startled and his eyes were big.
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  • Zeb shook the reins and urged him to go, but Jim was stubborn.
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  • The speech he gave in September 1962, announcing that goal, spent a good amount of time justifying the expense and explaining the urgency.
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  • But I warn you, if you don't tell me that this means war, if you still try to defend the infamies and horrors perpetrated by that Antichrist--I really believe he is Antichrist--I will have nothing more to do with you and you are no longer my friend, no longer my 'faithful slave,' as you call yourself!
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  • Long dark lashes and black curly hair - he had it all.
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  • Two children, brother and sister, were on their way to school.
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  • People overwhelmingly believed the future would be better, and they were right!
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  • He reached her and turned, walking beside her as they started back up the hill to the house.
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  • He glanced up and smiled.
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  • The kids are asleep and we're alone.
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  • He and Uncle Hugson have been having a fine visit.
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  • It was indicative of dissipation and the exercise of authority.
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  • Count Ilya Rostov smiled blandly and nodded approval.
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  • She sighed and walked over to the window seat.
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  • And you know what?
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  • Then they rode on, talking and laughing as before.
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  • I confess all these festivities and fireworks are becoming wearisome.
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  • Pulling his head down, she met warm lips again and surrendered to the passion he always managed to arouse.
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  • It should have arrived at Hugson's Siding at midnight, but it was already five o'clock and the gray dawn was breaking in the east when the little train slowly rumbled up to the open shed that served for the station-house.
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  • The conductor helped her off the car and then the engineer started his train again, so that it puffed and groaned and moved slowly away up the track.
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  • So he moved the cars slowly and with caution.
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  • It was a big horse, tall and bony, with long legs and large knees and feet.
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  • She could count his ribs easily where they showed through the skin of his body, and his head was long and seemed altogether too big for him, as if it did not fit.
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  • His tail was short and scraggly, and his harness had been broken in many places and fastened together again with cords and bits of wire.
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  • She set down the bird-cage and poked the boy with her parasol.
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  • Tomorrow Uncle Henry and I must start back for Kansas.
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  • Next minute there was a roar and a sharp crash, and at her side Dorothy saw the ground open in a wide crack and then come together again.
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  • There was a breath of danger in the very air, and every few moments the earth would shake violently.
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  • Jim's ears were standing erect upon his head and every muscle of his big body was tense as he trotted toward home.
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  • He was not going very fast, but on his flanks specks of foam began to appear and at times he would tremble like a leaf.
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  • With a wild neigh of terror the animal fell bodily into the pit, drawing the buggy and its occupants after him.
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  • With this thought in mind the girl took heart and leaned her head over the side of the buggy to see where the strange light was coming from.
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  • Then she looked at Zeb, whose face was blue and whose hair was pink, and gave a little laugh that sounded a bit nervous.
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  • They saw the mother robin flying about, and crying to her mate.
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  • He stooped and picked up a bird's nest that had fallen upon the ground.
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  • It was the favourite haunt of humming-birds and bees.
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  • They have got to live a man's life, pushing all these things before them, and get on as well as they can.
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  • She smiled to herself - and not always because he rubbed her the wrong way.
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  • He walked down the hill, pausing a reverent moment at the headstone, and then ducked under a limb as he continued down the hill.
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  • Later, she lay in bed, tucked warmly under the covers as his boots clicked away from her on the hardwood floor - down the hall and into the den.
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  • He grinned and waved.
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  • And then her eyes grew large.
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  • We've been away for a long time, you know, and so we're anxious to get home again.
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  • Dorothy had a green streak through the center of her face where the blue and yellow lights came together, and her appearance seemed to add to his fright.
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  • We have, in fact, envisioned a better world and have made it happen.
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  • Such a house my father built after the Civil War, and when he married my mother they went to live in it.
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  • Anna Pavlovna Scherer on the contrary, despite her forty years, overflowed with animation and impulsiveness.
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  • His somber gaze met hers and then drifted to her lips.
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  • The worst thing was their terror of reaching the bottom of this great crack in the earth, and the natural fear that sudden death was about to overtake them at any moment.
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  • But they continued to fall, all together, and the boy and girl had no difficulty in remaining upon the seat, just as they were before.
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  • All this was so terrible and unreal that he could not understand it at all, and so had good reason to be afraid.
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  • He lifted the nest gently and put it in a safe place in the forks of the tree.
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  • He leaped into the saddle, and away he dashed with his officers close behind him.
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  • They may have missed on specifics (such as each of us owning a personal jet pack and a flying car) but in general were dead-on.
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  • He married Lucy Helen Everett, who belonged to the same family of Everetts as Edward Everett and Dr. Edward Everett Hale.
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  • In addition to the assistance from the renters, the money finally gave her an income of her own, and the token independence that went with it.
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  • Alex had destroyed it then with suspicion and accusations.
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  • Alex climbed into the car beside Carmen and placed his arm protectively on the back of the seat behind her neck.
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  • I have a mare; and we have a five-year-old mare with a colt, a four year-old filly, and a two-year-old filly... oh, and my mare is going to foal again in January.
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  • I loved him and he left me.
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  • The buggy seemed almost new, for it had a shiny top and side curtains.
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  • Then the boy picked up the reins, shook them, and said "Gid-dap!"
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  • I work for Uncle Bill on his ranch, and he pays me six dollars a month and my board.
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  • Even in the days before my teacher came, I used to feel along the square stiff boxwood hedges, and, guided by the sense of smell would find the first violets and lilies.
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  • It was true, and it brought color to his neck, but he didn't comment.
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  • She pushed the thought from her mind and turned to him.
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  • Alex helped the man get the luggage into the trunk and then hurried to assist Carmen into the car before the man could touch her.
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  • She walked toward it and found the horse tied to a tree and standing motionless, with its head hanging down almost to the ground.
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  • These they could not see, but they could feel them pelting the buggy top, and Jim screamed almost like a human being when a stone overtook him and struck his boney body.
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  • Also, turning her head, she found that she could see the boy beside her, who had until now remained as still and silent as she herself.
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  • He got down from his horse and very gently took the little ones up in his big warm hands.
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  • And you may even—reasonably, optimistically—think it to be quite likely.
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  • There, too, after a fit of temper, I went to find comfort and to hide my hot face in the cool leaves and grass.
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  • Well, Prince, so Genoa and Lucca are now just family estates of the Buonapartes.
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  • Perhaps I don't understand things, but Austria never has wished, and does not wish, for war.
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  • The nobility don't gwudge theah lives--evewy one of us will go and bwing in more wecwuits, and the sov'weign" (that was the way he referred to the Emperor) "need only say the word and we'll all die fo' him!" added the orator with animation.
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  • They even agreed to take care of the animals while Alex and Carmen took their first vacation.
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  • In the kitchen she removed two mugs from the holder and reached for the coffee pot.
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  • All the papers had been signed and the money provided.
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  • In a way, Carmen and Alex had adopted a family.
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  • Alex got a relief when the conversation turned to something else and stayed there for the rest of the evening.
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  • Alex rolled over and faced her.
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  • Alex stood and walked down the hall.
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  • He wanted to protect her and preserve her innocence.
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  • He asked her to go back to Houston with him, enticing her with rides on the beach - and love all night.
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  • Carmen met his gaze for a moment - long enough to reunite, and then they both turned back to the others.
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  • He rose up on one elbow and frowned.
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  • He made a face and stopped his horse.
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  • Her anxious gaze went from Carmen to Alex and back again.
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  • He turned from the mirror and gazed down at her solemnly.
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  • Dulce stood and motioned for Alondra to follow her.
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  • Apparently Señor Medena and his daughters had lived here all their lives.
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  • Felipa and Alondra were there as well.
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  • He pulled her close and kissed her forehead.
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  • We pop some popcorn and drink some eggnog - just enjoy each other.
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  • Jumping out of the buggy he put Dorothy's suit-case under the seat and her bird-cage on the floor in front.
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  • The top of the buggy caught the air like a parachute or an umbrella filled with wind, and held them back so that they floated downward with a gentle motion that was not so very disagreeable to bear.
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  • All cuddled down together and were very happy.
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  • A sudden gust of wind circled them and whispered words in her mind.
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  • They entered the house and she glanced at the dark fireplace.
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  • He reached out with one arm and drew her toward him.
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  • She slipped eagerly into his arms and their lips met hungrily.
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  • Alex followed her and stumbled on the stairs.
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  • He nodded and smiled.
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  • She shrugged and then walked away.
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  • Carmen stared after her and shook her head.
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  • She dropped the picture in his lap and watched his reaction.
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  • She squeezed him once more and then released him.
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  • And then another thought struck her.
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  • A man takes ownership of his deeds and acts responsibly.
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  • I lost track of time until Alex came along and revived my interest in the ranch.
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  • The horse had stopped short, and stood firm as a rock.
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  • Swiftly they drew near to the flaming colored suns, and passed close beside them.
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  • We are somewhere in the middle of the earth, and the chances are we'll reach the other side of it before long.
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  • The four lawyers rode along, one behind another; for the pathway was narrow, and the mud on each side of it was deep.
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  • I lived, up to the time of the illness that deprived me of my sight and hearing, in a tiny house consisting of a large square room and a small one, in which the servant slept.
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  • She and Dad would have loved Alex.
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  • Turning, she put her arms around his neck and kissed his lips.
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  • He reached for her and she evaded his hands, playfully slapping him away.
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  • When they finally got on the plane, she and Jonathan had a window seat - Jonathan in front of her.
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  • Her dark shining hair was pulled back loosely with bejeweled combs and hung in loose curls down her back.
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  • He crawled onto the bed and lay down beside her, his expression becoming sober.
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  • His face looked pale and he rode with an alien stiffness.
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  • Felipa kicked her horse into a lope and rode up beside him.
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  • She said something and then rode ahead.
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  • For another moment she hesitated, and then joined Alex.
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  • Alex looked surprised for a moment and then his lips clamped together firmly.
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  • She had an interesting perspective, and she made him think about things differently.
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  • She snickered at the unintentional pun and Alex frowned, his gaze an unspoken question.
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  • Alex unbuckled her from the bumper seat and carried her into the house.
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  • Dulce motioned to Carmen from a hallway, so Carmen told Alex to take the children up and she would be up shortly.
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  • Carmen was looking at someone behind the camera and Alex was looking at a girl who stood about five feet from him.
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  • She sighed and turned away.
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  • In fact, he'd probably be horrified to know he slipped and did it now.
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  • So I say the horses and chickens are mine and Alex says the other animals are his.
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  • I went to college and studied animal husbandry.
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  • But Mom got sick and died... and then Dad.
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  • I started the dairy and everything I had went into getting it into the black.
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  • Color stained his neck and spewed up into his face.
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  • Choking down fear, she climbed inside and sat down in the luxurious leather seat.
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  • Right now she'd like to kiss those smooth lips - and she might if she didn't know where they'd been last.
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  • She lifted the blankets and crawled into bed feeling disappointed.
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  • A strong hand shot out and grasped her arm.
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  • He sat up and turned on the light.
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  • His gaze traveled over her face and then found her eyes.
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  • But we're married - and have been for a long time.
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  • She pulled the covers up to her chin and met his gaze solemnly.
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  • And I'm a hypocrite.
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  • I pretend like I know what's right and wrong, but I don't.
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  • All I know is what Mom and Dad taught me.
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  • For a moment he simply gazed into her eyes, and then he drew a deep breath.
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  • We're probably all a little hypocritical at times - and we're all sinners, so I hear.
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  • I admire the effort and sacrifice you put into it.
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  • Outside of that time Señor Medena and Felipa were both present every minute that Tessa was there.
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  • Morino came in after Tessa left and Señor Medena left.
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  • Carmen let go of the blanket she had been clutching to her chest and turned to shut her light off.
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  • With Alex back at work and Jonathan at school, her attention turned to the nursery.
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  • Alex and Jonathan wanted to help decorate, but there were some basic things that could be done.
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  • Her savings and checking accounts combined had never exceeded $3,000 - not even before she paid the bills.
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  • He worked quietly for a few minutes and then finally turned his attention to Carmen.
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  • She lifted her head and looked into his eyes.
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  • That sweet chocolate gaze softened and a smile touched the corners of his mouth.
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  • It was unrealistic to think two people could spend a lifetime together and never squabble about anything.
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  • Her parents fought and forgave.
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  • Finally he arched one brow and turned back to the roast.
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  • That was the end of the conversation and neither of them brought the subject up again that night.
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  • There was no immediate need for a van and if they did need one, they... he, obviously had the money.
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  • A few days later when Carmen and Destiny were visiting Katie, the issue popped out of her mouth in another conversation.
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  • Katie was peeling potatoes at the kitchen sink and Carmen was holding Destiny, watching her.
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  • I was thinking about buying a new vehicle and wondered if we had the money, so I looked at his financial information on the computer.
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  • Katie shrugged her shoulders and focused on cutting an eye from the potato in her hand.
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  • Actually, I would have thought it was a lot more - but then, he did pay cash for the house and clinic.
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  • She threw the potato into a pan and eyed Carmen reflectively.
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  • Katie smiled knowingly and picked up another potato.
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  • Katie glanced up and rolled her eyes.
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  • Katie piled the potatoes in another pan and picked it up, along with the knife and a bag of peals.
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  • Sit down and I'll fill you in a little.
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  • Carmen sat Destiny on the floor and picked up the pan of pealed potatoes, along with a paring knife.
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  • She sat the pan on the table and sat down.
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  • Destiny followed her and Carmen pulled the chair beside her out so she could crawl into it.
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  • Alex was secretive and he did like to be in control.
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  • Carmen picked up a potato and started pealing it.
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  • Katie snorted and grabbed a potato.
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  • I did and I thought he was going to bite my head off.
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  • I never met Grandma and Grandpa Barret.
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  • The way I heard it, Grandma & Grandpa Barret were rolling in money and Dad wasn't up to their standards... financially.
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  • Katie paused and mused.
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  • I always wondered if that was why Mom and Dad split up for a while - because Mom was used to a different lifestyle and social circle.
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  • That was when Mom and Señor Medena started hanging out together anyway - the first time.
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  • She shook her head and continued.
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  • Katie stopped talking and frowned at Carmen?
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  • Mom and Dad named Alex after her.
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  • Basically he tried to buy him from Mom and Dad.
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  • He wasn't opposed to having it, but he insisted on sharing it in fair business - and with his wife, more or less.
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  • Anyway, Mom had a brother and a sister.
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  • Now go home and get some rest.
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  • You may come to America and be poor, but if you work hard, your children will have a better life and a better opportunity.
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  • It was completely covered with vines, climbing roses and honeysuckles.
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  • Self-emancipation even in the West Indian provinces of the fancy and imagination--what Wilberforce is there to bring that about?
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  • He married and decided to stay there.
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  • Aunt Paulette, (we all called her Aunt Paulie) married a real estate agent and moved to Arkansas.
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  • Mom always had a good relationship with her sister and brother.
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  • She finished pealing the potato and threw it into the pan before continuing.
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  • Dad was an only child and his Mother died in her twenties.
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  • Katie made a face and then winked at Carmen.
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  • Considering her own feelings about Alex, and the fact that he was a lot like his father, it wasn't hard to imagine that his mother never got over Señor Medena.
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  • All this time I thought the company was interested in him because he could speak both Spanish and English.
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  • She shrugged and her gaze became distant.
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  • I'm sure that had a lot to do with it - that and the connections.
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  • She considered that thought and then amended.
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  • And yet, Katie and Alex were close siblings now in spite of their age difference.
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  • He must have been overwhelmed with the responsibility - and guilt.
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  • And yet, this latest contention was about inheritance, not love.
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  • Katie's laugh was short and humorless.
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  • He wasn't involved in anything illegal and you have no reason to be concerned about spending any of the money he acquired.
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  • Katie sighed and threw the last potato in the pan.
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  • Katie stood and carried the pan of potatoes to the sink.
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  • He came back from a trip down there one time and was upset because he said Uncle Fabrice treated him like a dunce in front of customers.
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  • Alex will be home soon and I have to get supper on.
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  • Sometimes, but it's a long way to a restaurant and a lot of hassle to go.
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  • And then there was Alex's pride.
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  • Part of it was simply his nature - and that part was sweet and selfless.
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  • If Alex liked being in control, and she liked him being in control, then there was no problem.
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  • It was a pleasant escape from the dust and noise of the building going on above them.
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  • Carmen took her to the doctor, but he said there was no cure for the common cold and not to worry about it.
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  • Carmen fed her a light lunch and she lay down to sleep for a while.
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  • Alex stroked her head and then leaned forward to look down at her.
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  • It's been almost a week and she hasn't been coughing today.
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  • He stood and lifted Destiny, putting an ear to her chest.
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  • Carmen grabbed the thermometer from the counter and gave it to him.
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  • Jonathan came into the room and watched until he finished.
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  • Jonathan, help your mother put the food up and I'll get Destiny into her coat.
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  • The x-rays were conclusive and indicated a bad infection in the lower lobe of one lung.
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  • Destiny sat on Carmen's lap and Alex held her arm while the pediatric nurse inserted an IV.
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  • Carmen's throat constricted and unshed tears stung her eyes.
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  • If only she could take Destiny's pain and fear.
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  • Alex patiently consoled and distracted her while the nurse taped a padded board to her hand and wrist so she couldn't move it.
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  • Her eyes were large and imploring as she was wheeled down the hall to a room in the pediatric ward.
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  • She sobbed and begged them to let her out until Carmen felt like her heart was being brutally wrenched from her body.
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  • Carmen sat one side of the bed and Alex on the other, each holding a tiny hand.
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  • Carmen sat in a chair next to the bed and prepared for a long night.
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  • Nurses came into the room off and on all night to check on Destiny, but she continued to sleep.
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  • Of course - and he wanted to be there as much as she did.
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  • When I told her about Destiny, she asked if she could come up and help.
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  • She has to talk to father about it and she will call back later this morning to let me know when she will be here.
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  • Destiny was still asleep when Carmen and Katie left the hospital.
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  • She woke later and looked at the clock.
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  • It was almost three O'clock in the afternoon and her stomach was screaming for something to eat.
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  • They ate and then she put the remaining food in the refrigerator for Alex.
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  • Jonathan helped her feed and water the animals and then she took him to the hospital with her.
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  • Alex looked up and smiled when they walked into the room.
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  • Jonathan and I did the chores.
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  • We ate supper and put the rest in the refrigerator for you.
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  • I've spoken to the school and you can take the bus from there.
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  • Alex stood and squeezed his shoulder as they turned toward the door.
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  • After they left, Carmen sank into the chair and picked up a horse magazine.
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  • Someone from the church or clinic must have been by and brought it for Alex.
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  • Carmen dozed in the chair a few times off and on until about midnight.
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  • By that time she was hungry and decided to make a deal with the night shift.
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  • She'd buy the pizza and have it delivered if they would bring her some.
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  • Destiny woke and ate a few bites before going back to sleep.
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  • Alex said it might not have made any difference, and reminded her that she needed to think positive.
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  • That wasn't easy to do when a person was physically and emotionally exhausted.
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  • Carmen woke suddenly and glanced around the room, half expecting to find him there.
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  • She threw the covers back and went down the hall to the stairway.
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  • Climbing the unfinished stairs she opened the door to the new room and looked around.
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  • The sheetrock was up and mudded, but not painted.
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  • Covers needed to be put on the electrical outlets and the windows still held their tags.
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  • She shut the door and descended the stairs.
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  • She was out, dressed and fixing supper when the bus stopped to let Jonathan out.
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  • They went through their evening routine and then left for the hospital.
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  • They have her in pull-ups now and she's not happy about that.
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  • The snow started shortly after they left and the wind blew it horizontal.
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  • Morning dawned on about three inches of snowfall and it was still coming down.
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  • Seven o'clock came and went without Alex.
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  • Just keep thinking that... and praying.
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  • Yeah, I'm just tired, and my throat is itching this morning.
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  • You'd better stay in out of the weather... and get some rest.
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  • She started crying and holding her arms up to Carmen.
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  • Destiny clung to her neck, coughing and crying in turns.
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  • Carmen pushed the button for the nurse and cuddled Destiny.
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  • When the nurse arrived, she took Destiny's temperature and said something about the doctor.
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  • A few minutes later they came in and got Destiny to take her for more x-rays.
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  • The arm with the IV rested across her chest and the other hung limply.
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  • The nurse put her down in the bed and covered her.
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  • The other lung was infected and they had switched to yet another antibiotic.
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  • Carmen sat down and put her elbows on the bed.
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  • They did another x-ray this morning and the infection has spread to the other lung.
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  • She wanted to tell him how much she missed him - how much she wished he was there, but he might jump in the truck and travel dangerous highways.
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  • If he was coming down with a cold, he needed rest - and Destiny didn't need to be exposed to it.
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  • You'd better get some rest... and take care of yourself.
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  • His laugh was low, and she could imagine his mocking expression.
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  • Carmen woke to a crackling sound and sat up, trying to identify it.
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  • Destiny coughed and sat up with a wale that sounded more like a broken growl.
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  • Destiny coughed again and then retched.
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  • Carmen let the bed rail down and jerked the tent from under the mattress, allowing Destiny to crawl close.
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  • Destiny stiffened with a fit of coughing and then drug a deep rattling breath.
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  • Carmen grabbed a tissue from the table next to the bed and wiped Destiny's nose.
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  • Carmen disentangled herself from Destiny and urged her to lie down.
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  • Destiny cried harder, clinging to her hands and trying to get back into her arms.
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  • She backed out of the tent and tucked it under the mattress.
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  • Carmen swallowed a lump in her throat and blinked tears from her eyes.
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  • Destiny suddenly stopped crying and stared at the door.
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  • Carmen followed her gaze and was surprised to find Señor Medena standing in the doorway.
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  • He lifted his hand and displayed a doll to Destiny.
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  • Carmen handed Destiny the doll and she wrapped it in her arms.
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  • Every breath rattled, and she coughed in her sleep.
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  • The nurse injected the medicine into the IV and left the room.
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  • Señor Medena glanced at Felipa and shrugged again.
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  • Señor Medena colored and stepped over to the window, looking out.
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  • Mom used to say that children and dogs weren't fooled by people.
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  • He certainly had Destiny's approval - and the admiration appeared to be mutual.
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  • Wet auburn curls were plastered around her pale face and the back of her neck.
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  • She looked small and vulnerable.
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  • There was a long silence and then Señor Medena spoke.
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  • He spoke so clearly and with such conviction that Carmen wondered if he was thinking about Alex.
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  • Destiny probably wouldn't wake before they returned, and even if she did, Señor Medena would keep her occupied.
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  • Carmen led Felipa to the cafeteria and bought her lunch.
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  • Carmen asked, and then made a face.
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  • There was a fine line between protecting and smothering, though.
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  • For a moment she envisioned him and felt a pang of loneliness.
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  • It rang three times and then Jonathan answered.
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  • It was the middle of the day, and Alex never took a nap.
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  • Alex said something and Jonathan conveyed it to Carmen.
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  • He asked, and then coughed.
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  • Warm him some chicken soup and make sure he drinks plenty of water.
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