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vivdaniels By vivdaniels Updated Dec 07, 2013

ONE

I was six years old when I found out my father had another family. I knew he didn't live with my mom and me, but that wasn't so unusual in my neighborhood. He came by a few times a week and always got me presents on my birthday and Christmas. Whenever he visited, he gave me money for ice cream at the corner store. I was too young to understand he just wanted me out of the apartment.

That one time, though, I was taking a nap when he arrived. I woke up and heard him in the bedroom with my mom, so I thought I'd fetch the ice cream money from the wallet myself. His wallet had pictures in it. Pictures of him and a blonde woman and a little blonde girl about my age. There weren't any pictures of Mom and me. 

There were rules I knew I had to follow. Like how I wasn't supposed to say "that's my daddy" if I ever saw him outside of the apartment or if his picture appeared in the newspaper. When I had my appendix out at eight, he didn't come to visit, though the wing of the hospital I stay...

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teariffic teariffic Dec 09, 2013
I am in love with this book and it's only chapter 2! Their nerdy banter cracks me up. Lol
teariffic teariffic Dec 09, 2013
Ugh. So sad. She will become great, I know it! ^^ Great story so far. It really catches my attention and keeps me reading forward.
pipiet_71 pipiet_71 Nov 20, 2013
thank u sooooooooo much for sharing this lovely story.....i'll wait patiently ur up date :))