Seven Mile: A Short Story

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There wasn’t a lot to do in our small village of Seven Mile, but we had plenty to discover. And in that fateful summer of 1981, we ventured further into the depths of our sleepy town for something, anything to break up the monotony of each sunny day. Until the last streaks of orange and violet settled on the rows of cornfields behind our houses, there was promise. On beat up bikes, we maneuvered old paths and blazed new ones until the gauzy ribbons of twilight forced us to abandon whatever mischief we had found ourselves in and peddle home. Between the last house on the street and the rural farm land that lay beyond it, our road narrowed and crossed a small creek. It was in this creek that we came upon our very first mystery; a close encounter
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