Growing Pains of the Dead by Dean Wesley Smith
Approx. 3,270 words.
Published on July 4, 2010 by
Mathew died at the age of fourteen, but that didn’t stop him from wanting to grow up.
Set in the primative area of Idaho, “Growing Pains of the Dead” tells a gentle ghost story of a young boy named Mathew who finally gets a chance to grow up one hundred years after he died.