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Catriona Keith

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To write one hundred hopeful words every day for one hundred days


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Ally walked through the school car park, stopped to light a cigarette and kept walking. Away from Aberlayne Academy, across the high street, through the November drizzle and biting gusts of wind. Charity shops and Pound Stores, bookies and bars overran the depressing town centre of the once smart wee county town. The inevitable formed in his mind. He walked until the River Layne Bridge crossed to the stark new industrial estate and the pavement ended. There was no shelter from the wind off the river and he was shivering now, his feet cold and wet. The text took seconds to send:

 

I'm sorry, I made a mistake

 

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