All that was left for me to do was to write the story.
After my short story was published, a friend's mom asked, "So that was a story about your dad's mom?"
Feeling a little ashamed for fooling her, I softly said, "I made that story up."
She didn't say anything and I thought she might be angry at me. But then she said, "Oh, that's good. That's a very good story." And she smiled like maybe I'd impressed her.
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