Almost Forgivable

Almost Forgivable

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It's where I put my micro-stories. I'm trying to keep up my writing.

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Micro-storiesPosted by David Noonan Wed, June 27, 2007 22:53:36

The double was nearly complete. Aluminum tube skeleton, rubber gloves filled with sawdust, a latex moulding of his own face; the works. Same size and weight, and everything spray painted a pale beige pink identical to his skin tone. You would have to get pretty close to notice any difference. That wouldn't be a problem.

Personality had been a concern, but a database of some polite phrases and a few vague comments about the weather was close enough. And now the final touch: a sense of humor comprised of three hundred jokes copied from Reader's Digest and other magazines. Soon he could disappear, and nobody would ever know.

A priest and a rabbi walk into a bar...

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