URSULA Ursula straightened the chairs in front of her small desk as she prepared for her next appointment. The last appointment had been difficult and she hadn’t been able to help the individuals she had met with. The case was still open, but she wasn’t hopeful. She didn’t like leaving things like that, but sometimes …

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TILLIE Tillie was running late for work when she hurried into the school building from the staff parking lot. She waved hello to the hallway monitor as she quickly moved down the hallway towards her office. “Good morning, Lois,” she called to the department secretary as she entered their work area. “Hi, Tillie,” Lois smiled, …

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QUINCY Quincy turned to his partner and pointed West on Market Street. They had just arrived in response to a call about an elderly gentleman with Alzheimer’s who’d wandered off from the bench where he’d been sitting in the park. “You cover where he was last seen and West of there,” he told his partner, …

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NELL Nell turned in exasperation to her daughter as she lagged behind her yet again. “Rosie, will you please stay with me?” she asked, “We can get this done a lot faster if you stop pulling things off of the shelves.” “What does vanilla bean do?” Rosie asked her, holding up a bottle of vanilla …

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