I was thirteen when Daryl Harrison fell off our grain bin. Zach brought me along once to go visit him in the hospital. I remember clenching onto the plastic railing of the footboard of his bed. It all happened on a breezy Sunday afternoon that summer. Dad was out for some appointment. So naturally, Zach called the Harrisons to see if Daryl could come over. The Harrisons lived just up the road from us. About half a mile. It wasn’t long after their phone call that I could
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