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More August Reading & Writing!

EZ Does It – Another short story this month—"Second Chance Cruise."


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The Benevolent Barber

A Short Story by Sheri Barile

In this month’s story, we glimpse a day in the life of Harry Cutter, a small-town Michigan barber who has won the collective heart of his community through his caring and giving nature. He goes above and beyond for his customers, doing everything from selling their homemade jam to finding homes for their litters of kittens. Over the years, his shop has become the place where the lives of his customers intersect and where good things always seem to be happening. It’s Tuesday morning, the beginning of Harry’s workweek, and he is opening his shop for business. Let’s see how his day goes.

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