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First 50 Words~ “Evacuate”

85 year old neighbour Walter was  killed last week in a gas explosion. Walter was set in his ways a loner who had no time for anyone except his cat “Smokey”.  Walter was hard of hearing and very reclusive, he always had his windows and the doors firmly shut against the world. There was a major incident in the area, vans with loud-speakers attached combed the streets urging, requesting, then ordering everyone to EVACUATE! Then, the huge explosion that ripped through three houses, flattening everything. It was not until three days later that the world noticed the disappearance of Walter. “Smokey” survived.

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