Stranger Stan by Robert C. Waggoner
Approx. 1,170 words.
Published on December 12, 2012.
Stranger Stan, in this short story, is about life during the Great Depression of the 1930's in America. A time of hunger, sorrow, depression and hope was a rare commodity. To maintain one's dignity, required metal and physical strength unequaled for the times. Stan was the 'stranger' of the times.