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Literary – August 4

Florence Dowell ended her life on this date in 1913, transforming her husband’s previous nine years of uninterrupted tranquility into the saddest story he ever heard.

Writing prompt: Write a scene in which another person’s death reveals the lie shrouding everything important your protagonist believes about his/her relationship with that person.

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