When The Stranger Came Home

This is a story that is so not what one thinks and brilliantly written

Good Time Stories

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A fascinating story to share with you today…

A few years after I was born, my Dad met a stranger who was new to our small town.  From the beginning, Dad was fascinated with this enchanting newcomer and soon invited him to live with our family.  The stranger was quickly accepted and was around from then on.

As I grew up, I never questioned his place in my family.  In my young mind, he had a special niche.  My parents were complementary instructors: Mom taught me good from evil, and Dad taught me to obey.  But the stranger… He was our storyteller.  He would keep us spellbound for hours on end with adventures, mysteries and comedies.

If I wanted to know anything about politics, history or science, he always knew the answers about the past, understood the present and even seemed able to…

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  10 comments for “When The Stranger Came Home

  1. November 8, 2014 at 9:17 AM

    Wow – This is indeed fascinating story to share which brings good memories and values!

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  2. Sheri Elizabeth
    November 8, 2014 at 4:41 PM

    My mouth fell open at the end!

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    • November 8, 2014 at 5:47 PM

      hah I know, me too, i totally was NoT expecting the ending, a great story x

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  3. November 9, 2014 at 2:44 AM

    Great story, didn’t expect the ending

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    • November 9, 2014 at 3:06 PM

      I know, I read things like that and think wow that is the kind of stuff i want to write 🙂 x

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  4. November 10, 2014 at 10:52 AM

    Although it seems obvious at the end, the story was confronting at first, glad you shared this…

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    • November 10, 2014 at 2:37 PM

      thank you i loved it and very grateful for it in the first place to share x

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  5. Mommy Crusader
    November 13, 2014 at 5:13 AM

    This is a great story. Thank you for sharing it with me!

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