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The Chihuahuas

TWO WALLS AND A ROOF





by

Dwayne Phillips



SMASHWORDS EDITION



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Two Walls and a Roof

Copyright © 2011 by Dwayne Phillips



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TWO WALLS AND A ROOF

No, that is right. Two walls not four walls, and one single arching, curving roof. It is a small house trailer. It isn't a mobile home and it isn't an "R V." Those things didn't exist in 1948 when this, well this thing was built. The name "Serro Scotty Sportsman" clung to its side as a rusted chrome script. It sang of better times, but it still sang. Some "R V" thing would have shouted in a tacky arrogance of late-life baby boomer affluence. No, this sang from the soul of a veteran of Omaha beach in a quiet but confident voice. It was the voice of a young man who lied about his age to enter "the big one" and cried himself to sleep longing for his mother every night until V E day.

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