Sunday, September 23, 2012

100 Words a Day 49

They saw a pair of legs sticking out from behind the large potted plant. As they neared they realized it was an old woman.

“Are you okay?” he asked, hurrying over.

“Yeah, I’m fine,” the old lady said “I just took a fall.”

“Do you need a doctor?”

“No, no, no, I’ll be fine. I just need a hand up.”

“Okay,” he said, grabbing her arms, “one, two, three, up.”

The woman heaved herself up with the aid of the man, nearly collapsing as she put weight on her right foot.

“I must have hurt my foot when I fell.”

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