Finding Kenny

FLASH FRIDAY CHALLENGE: 100 WORDS

PHOTO PROMPT ©SARAH POTTER

“Gloves – Check.”

“Scarf – Check.”

“Hat – Check.”

“What’s missing?” Glenn asks, peering over the coffee table.

The room was a sea of matchbox cars and Legos. “A Carrot!” he remembers.

He races into the kitchen. “Hey, Kenny, wanna build a snowman?”

Kenny watches from his wheelchair in discontent.

“C’mon. It’ll be fun,” Glenn persists.

He kneels down and buttons Kenny’s coat for him and wheels him outside.

Kenny hesitates. But once the first snowflake hits his warm face, a smile cracks. He hasn’t done that in weeks. Not since the accident.

And in that moment, he was his old self.

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14 Comments Add yours

  1. Dale says:

    Such a sweet story!

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    1. Laura3527 says:

      Thanks Dale. Glad you enjoyed.

      Liked by 1 person

  2. Iain Kelly says:

    Lovely. A nice idea to use the snow as a restoring effect on him.

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    1. Laura3527 says:

      I’ve been feeling gloomy… perhaps I needed the motivation to uplift me. 🙂

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  3. Dear Laura,

    I enjoyed this story. So much tenderness, love and hope.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

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    1. Laura3527 says:

      Thanks Rochelle. Love is the best medicine!

      Like

  4. Good story, nice touch of hope.

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    1. Laura3527 says:

      Thanks! Never let go of hope!

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  5. Nothing is better at reminding us who we are as jumping (or wheeling) back into things that are familiar… and fun.

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    1. Laura3527 says:

      Agreed! Thanks for reading.

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  6. gahlearner says:

    Heartbreaking and lovely. I hope there’ll be many more motivational moments like this.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Laura3527 says:

      It sure looks promising. Thanks for stopping by to read and comment.

      Like

  7. You need to find a ray of light even in the darkest night.

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