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CLOSE CALL: Long Lake, Minnesota Firefighters' Truck Hit By Tree

LONG LAKE, Minne. – Whenever we hear or see a post about firefighters involved in an accident, we are human to think of the worst scenario we can ever imagine and tonight, this was the making of one in itself. 169 more words


Mystery man makes incredible catch after baby tossed from burning building

For one unidentified man in South Carolina, a good deed is truly its own reward.

That’s because the man refused to be identified after video emerged of him making an incredible catch after a baby was tossed from the window of a burning building. 233 more words


The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

Some experiences in life seem trivial and sometimes funny. But some of such experiences usually remain longest in our memories. One day, many years ago, I happened to be part of a band of boys disobediently plucking mangoes from a very big mango tree. 2,971 more words

Short Stories

True Story

Let me start off with saying that this is a true story (as the title implies). Also let me give some back story to the events leading up to what happened. 226 more words

Mute With Thanks

Had she jumped with him
from their small boat
into those wind-walling waves
in the Bay of Banderas,
to cool off that cloudless afternoon—
like he asked, like they’d done before— 195 more words

My Car is Trying to Kill Me

Yeah yeah I know the #BeastFromTheEast is here and everyone is advised to not travel, but yesterday (Wednesday) the roads round my house looked ok, a bit of snow in the ground, but certainly not that bad. 355 more words

Brain Fart

Close Encountern (Sunday Photo Fiction)

Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge to write a 200-word story based on a photo prompt. Thanks to Mike Vor for providing this week’s challenging photo. 202 more words

Flash Fiction