One-Horse Prophecy: Tragic Predestination Disguised as Small Town Americana

One of the best men I know buried his son today.

A few days ago, the news of the son’s death was splattered across Facebook. It traveled on slurred speech across bar tops and on the semi-whispered tones of small-town gossip from behind newspapers and over steaming cups of harshly strong coffee.

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