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Learning To Listen

Author: Johnny Silvas
We all know what it’s like to get that phone call in the middle of the night.  This night’s call was no different.
Jerking up to the ringing summons, I focused on the red illuminated numbers of my clock.  Midnight.  Panicky thoughts filled my sleep-dazed mind as I grabbed the receiver.  “Hello?”
My heart pounded; I gripped the phone tighter and eyed my husband, who was now turning to face my side of the bed.
“Mama?”
I could hardly hear the whisper over the static.  But my thoughts immediately went to my daughter.  When the desperate sound of a young crying voice …

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