CHILD OF EL SALVADOR
Penny Raife Durant
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Child of El Salvador
Copyright (c) 2012 by Penny Raife Durant
A baby's soft cry wafted on the humid air.
The old woman wiped sweat from her brow with a flowered handkerchief then tucked it back in the waistband of her full skirt. Clouds were building in the west, but rain from the night before had only made the air stickier, not cooler. She stepped around a puddle by the edge of the road.