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A Boy and a Boat

  • Wendy Bone

| Sun, October 4 2009 | 11:57 am

PREMIUM The boat rocked gently on the waves, like a cradle. It would have comforted the boy but he was too scared. He was huddled beneath the fishing net, heart flopping in his chest like a landed fish, trying not to shake with fear. The net reeked of fish, and it made him want to throw up. He tried to stifle his gag reflex, but the more he tried to suppress it the more he wanted to be sick. Th...

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