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She believed in more. More time to wonder, to imagine possibility in an ordinary moment. To believe in two strangers on a crowded street, the unfamiliar hand that reaches to hold a door, one certain glance. Everything had changed yet she knew. His eyes looked like home.

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Believe

Long ago, I stood at the window, my small fingers crossed. I prayed for snow to fall. A child who believed that with some divine intervention, she could will the fluffy flakes to float from the heavens above. My hand lifted the iron latch, pushed the window open a crack. I leaned into the space. […]

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