Heartbreaking but beautifully written.
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A message appears on his Skype. Malcolm Staples wants to discuss some property. Who is Malcolm Staples he thinks. A veterinarian is supposed to be here in a few minutes, but the vet will probably be late, so maybe there is time for a quick call. The man dials Malcolm’s number. The phone rings and a young voice answers.
“I’d like to speak with Malcom Staples please.”
“Yes, this is he. Is this Mr. Tinker?”
“The same,” he says.
“I’m glad you called back Mr. Tinker, I went by your houses, the ones for sale across from the football stadium, and I just wanted to ask a few questions.”
“Sure,” the man said, “but first who am I speaking with?”
Malcolm tells his story. He is a developer/builder/real estate agent who used to work for one of the biggest home builders in Texas, but has…
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