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by Cindy Holman
I was at the beach with my daughter and my best friend. i was sitting at a picnic table rite up against the water line. i was watching them playing around in the water but it was between me and the life gaurd/security shack.it was like a tiny little mirage, a little ocean of thier own. i decided to join them but before i did i picked up my daughters shoes and her glasses and placed them on the table along with my own shoes and started walking tword them.but i got lost, i could no longer see them. every thing was a blurr like i was starting to loose my vision. i wondered for what seemed like hours.
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