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For Want of a Memory

by Robert Lubrican

Smashwords Edition

Copyright 2010 Robert Lubrican

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Chapter One

This is a story about how entirely different kinds of people, from completely disparate backgrounds, can be brought together in a dance of sorts that will have profound effects on all of their lives.

Normally, when we think of “people,” we tend to think of those we are friends with or see at work. Maybe they're in an organization we belong to or are part of our extended families. In any case, we usually think of them as being mostly like us.

We hear about other kinds of people-rich people, very poor people, victims of crime, lottery winners-the list goes on and on. But we don't know any of those people, by and large or, if we do, we know lots of them. We tend to gather those around us who we are most like, even if we think of them as being like us.

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