The Big News: A Short Story

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The Big News I was an only child, with parents who both worked full-time. At times I felt lonely; and by times, I meant every day, all the time, 24/7. Although, that would never be the same again. “April Rose McKinley! You're father and I have some very important news to share with you, sweetheart!” my mom hollered from the bottom of the stairs. “Coming!” I yelled in reply. I clambered down the stairs, tripping over my own two feet. It wasn’t often that I got a card in the mail, let alone getting told good news in person. “Yah?” I gasped out of breath. I squeezed my way in between my mom and dad on the couch, looking up at their beaming faces.
“Okay, honey,” my dad started, nodding to my mom, “your mother and I have made a very important

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