“Mina, you will be the prettiest girl at the prom. I wish we could afford a washer and dryer,” sighed mother, as she hung her daughter’s dress to dry.
Mina put the last bobby pin in her wavy dark hair. She glanced into the dim-lit bathroom mirror and smiled.
Mina walked over to hug her mother. “I love you guys, she said. “I know you and daddy worked so hard to make my senior year in high school the best, ever. Thank you!”
As Mina happily dressed, she sang out, “Who needs a dryer when we have solar power!
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Inspiration: Friday Fictioneers
Challenge: Write a one hundred word story that has a beginning, middle and end. (No one will be ostracized for going over or under the word count.)
THE KEY:Make every word count.