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Wedding present

September 18, 2008

He bought her a cliff as a wedding present, and walked her along the top of it, holding her hand tightly so she wouldn’t blow away in the wind. He pointed out the one boulder that protruded more than the others, the kelp on the rocks below. He put his hands over her eyes and whispered, “Listen to the waves.”

She looked over the edge, then up at his face. She turned and took his face in both her hands.

“It’s exactly what I have always wanted,” she said.

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