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Wrapped in stars

January 24, 2013

No one told her they planned to wrap the bridge in stars.

It rained the night they did it, but starlight made slick just sparkles more beautifully, and all the people could wear their most colorful galoshes out into the dark to see it for themselves. She ordinarily disliked surprises, but on this day, clustered there with the others, she, too, let loose a soft gasp of pleasure.

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