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A Hollywood Ending

The writer reflects on the 1992 murder of his brother, incorporating the stories of his friends and family members:

"Dad said he often thinks about how things might’ve been if only my brother was less naïve, better prepared for confrontation. Armed.

"'I still think that,' he said quietly on the phone. 'And I think: Damn.'

"The line was silent for five long seconds.

PUBLISHED: July 27, 2013
LENGTH: 33 minutes (8328 words)