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Now on to my contribution.....
Married to a man who only saw her as his care giver, Addy never felt loved. She would dream of changes, and with every New Year came a sense of renewed hope. "Maybe this year?" she’d pray.
Startled by the sound of fireworks announcing the dawn of yet another year, Addy’s daughter, Patience, looks down at her mother and is mesmerized by a white ghost like mist floating from Addy up to the heavens.
Out of nowhere a wad of paper falls down onto the bed. Patience recognizes Addy’s handwriting, it was her crumpled up list of resolutions, and on it were the words “Start a new life.”