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Writer: Johanna da Rocha Abreu
Hedda, an elderly woman, has food delivered and recognizes the delivery man as the young man who had recently tried to mug her.
A thief on a motorcycle fails to rob Hedda, an elderly woman who is no longer in perfect health. Her survival instinct has won out.
On thin ice
Two sisters go ice skating together. Joan breaks into the ice. Her sister Beth rescues her.
Getting the hang of it
A peculiar friendship between a thief and the elderly Hedda has led to joint ventures. Hedda drives a moped.
A young woman meets Tim on a speed date and is interested. But how should she understand his exaggerated behavior?
A Teenager’s Whim
Buddy’s parents are planning a vacation. Shortly before booking, Buddy discovers that the vacation destination is known for flying insects, and he tries to dissuade his parents.
The Gift of Giving
A thoughtful story in which a woman considers the ways holiday gift giving changed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
From the Sky
A story set during the Soviet blockade of West Berlin (1948/49). Helen grows her own vegetables to supplement the basics provided by the Berlin Airlift.
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