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The call

In my wallet I carried a scrap of paper: ‘Eleanor King, New Orleans, 504-296-3845.’   I finally got up the nerve to call the number.  I expected nothing—the number was forty years old—but was rather surprised when someone answered.  It was a female voice—a brittle voice. ‘Hello?’ ‘Hello, I’m looking for Eleanor King.’ ‘This is she.’ […]