Cold, Dark & Dirty

Sometimes we think we know someone. We think we know why we love and care for them. But then… the unthinkable happens! In this article I share one of the most defining moments of my life. Thank you for reading, liking, and sharing my writings. Blessings!

by LA Emrich

A Late Night Call

The call came after midnight.  I had been expecting a certain phone call for some time, but feared it might never come.  Six months earlier, I had called all the numbers I knew, left messages and had patiently waited for a call back.  Finally, at one o’clock in the morning my phone was ringing.  When I heard my long-lost friend’s voice on the other end, I was immediately shaken from my sleepy grogginess.FullSizeRender-5

Months prior to the late night call, my friend had been accused of something he hadn’t done.  The people in his life were convinced of his guilt, and had launched such a devastating assault of accusations that eventually his family came to believe the lies.  It was a horribly impossible situation.  Eventually, my friend cracked under the pressure, packed his bags and left town.

During those terrible weeks leading up to…

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