All she wanted was to go to her dad.

There’s no way he can come home.

CURE-ALL BY REBECCA BECK

34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 67

Karen drove eight hours straight from grad school to see for herself how her father was doing. Her 1964 Beetle rattled down the highway. She was sure it would fall apart if she sped up to 60. 

Seven years ago, when her parents let her pick a second-hand car as a high sc…

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