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The Faded Postcard

by Rachael Richey
Originally published by on 07/08/2018

The postcard had soft curled edges, the picture faded and cracked. She turned it over and peered at the faint writing on the back. The date was just about visible. May 1970.

It should be a long-forgotten time, faded in her memory like the photo on the card. But it wasn’t. That holiday, when she was only twelve years old, wouldn’t fade away. She could never be free of it. The sight of the desolate tin mine, backlit by the setting sun, sent a cold chill through her soul.

Only she would ever know the dark secret that mine held.

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