Twenty-Five year old Zaid has just been released from prison and hopes to reunite with Amiah, the mother of his child. After a shocking event, Zaid's life is forever changed and he is faced with his most difficult challenge yet.
Note: This is a short story of approximately 2,100 words or 10 pages.
Born to a family of Southern sharecroppers, Birdy Whitaker has resiliency in her blood and as a child learns quickly to adapt to the fast paced streets of 1920s Philadelphia. A young single mother of the prohibition-era, Birdy has plans to be made into an honest woman -- that is if she could manage to get handsome, charming and professional bootlegger Sidney Allen to cooperate.