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Peace as it all came down

December 26, 2009

The building came down at the same rate of speed as all the rest, its walls crumbling under the weight of the wrecking ball, its rooms releasing memories to the air with the rest of the particles.

She watched the demolition from a car parked at the end of the street, her hands clasped in her lap, her eyes open as wide as she could hold them. She’d never expected to feel this peace as it all came down.

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