Chestnut hair veiled nine-year-old Emma’s drooped face.
“You’ll be fine, honey.” Grace knelt, her mouth quivering. “It’s only two weeks…”
“Come, we must embark now.” The stewardess grasped a hand and winked.
Three steps onward, Emma twisted toward her mother. But I don’t remember this Daddy person anymore.
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