Chapter 16
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Pete Kopcsak

The Kite

A boy in a coal town finds his way out of the dust

December 17, 2014 Mothers stopped peeling potatoes and scrubbing clothes to stand on bare porches and watch. We fell on the weeds in front of us and cupped our hands into imaginary telescopes and pressed them to our eyes to watch the kite as long as we could.

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