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The Fruit Tree

By J. Cross

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Copyright © 2010 by Jeff Cross

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The Fruit Tree

William was tall for his age, but not as tall as the bully in front of him.

“I said pick it up, that means now, punk!” said the bully.

William stared down at the note book lying on the floor before them. If he picked it up, the bully would always be his superior. If he fought him and lost, the bully would own him. He made his decision.

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