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They were a family.  Together they attended the hearing which was comparatively short.  Paul mentioned they were hoping to get a specific judge who took a hard line on bullying, cyber-bullying and stalking.  Not to mention shooting at cops.  They did. Sitting quietly side by side, they listened to his conclusions. “Your actions were depraved, […]

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Arm in arm, they left the station a spring in their step lighthearted and free at last.  Eilea breathed deeply filling her lungs with refreshing air and with unguarded enthusiasm, freedom and light.  Poignant poetic heart-wrenchingly moving.  It was a new beginning, a change for the better. She turned and looked Paul in the eye.  […]

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Paul hurried from the room with his phone to his ear.  The others exchanged knowing glances.  Hopefully, it was good news.  The waiting was excruciating.  “I want to run after Paul and listen in, five seconds seems too long to wait,”  Christina admitted. “I’m with you,” Eilea agreed with a smile.  “We could dog pile […]

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Eilea couldn’t explain her unease, the prickles creeping up her spine or the neck itch. It was something she’d rarely experienced but it had happened on three previous occasions.  A precursor to her “known” pregnancy with both kids and before her “ex” decided they were quits, weeks before in fact.  It was here, again.  Chills […]

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Secretly, Paul wished the current events at an end.  He’d enjoy the opportunity of knowing this family, especially Eilea, under “normal” circumstances.  Still having witnessed their interactions under tumultuous situations,  he was more than impressed and certainly drawn to each of them. Eilea was concerned.  Not only because of the current situation but because she […]

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Christina stepped back wiping tears from her cheeks.  “Don’t tell mom!  She’ll worry if she knows I’m upset.” Paul smiled, ‘like mother like daughter’. “I think the telling should be yours, Christina.  She needs to know that her life matters to you and perhaps she’ll be less inclined to take unnecessary risks.” “I know, that […]

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Christina snagged Paul early the following morning.  “Can we talk for a minute?” “Sure, Christina, what’s up?” “I thought I’d check into the mind-set if that’s possible of the perp.  I don’t get it.” “Ok, go on,” Paul urged. “According to what I’ve found, there are four types of stalkers. The Rejected stalker – is […]

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