“He told me everything by the end of the bus ride. Maybe thirty-five minutes to admit the most intensely obscene acts I’d ever heard from another person. All to a complete stranger.”
“Sure, you read things online that curl your toes, but you can’t be sure they are true. The look in his eyes verified his words. He wouldn’t look away. He wanted to confirm that I understood and that I was his witness, of sorts, after so many years of holding it inside.”
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