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The very last, as it is the most recent one and really added a last little shot of emotion.
Happiness and hope. The kind of happiness that makes healthy laughter more feasible.
Was this inspired from an event in your own life, and if so, are you still friends?
As an introvert who doesn't like crowds and is at this very moment failing to arrive at a concert I was invited to, I can say that you are spot on when it comes to an introvert's feelings and thoughts when initiating a conversation. Because you capture the picture so accurately, you must also be introverted? If you aren't, then my hat is off to you for your incredible empathy! Empathy being the ability to put yourself in another's shoes.
Often when reading work on here it's hard for me to get past the "Consciously-reading-this" stage and into the story itself. I had no trouble with your piece. Thank you for a very enjoyable read!
I'm excited to find a fellow Christian on here! being from Utah, are you Mormon? I was homeschooled as well.