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Chapter Ten 🏠

A drawing.

The next day, I went down to visit Chuck while Maggie was at her music lesson. My excuse was that I was taking Toby for a walk. He was walking, loosely speaking, beside me, and stirring up leaves that were partially decomposed, and we got to the end of the street by a series of diminishing arcs, because I was never really sure if I should be visiting Chuck at all. I was pretending to follow Toby, who hadn’t yet learned how to go in reverseβ€”I just pointed him in the direction of Maggie’s, said β€œcornflakes,” and he walked.

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