Strikes Against Us by Kate Lashley

Prompt: List │Word Count: 1500 (actual 1335) │ Genre: Memoir
As Joy revised her dissertation proposal, her dad called and said, “Hey, Mom’s had a stroke.”
Her smile melted, and trying hard not to stutter, she said, “What? How? What happened? Is she ok? Where is she? Which hospital?”
Her proposal stayed on the computer, unchanged.

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