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Emily Squires There was no one running the stand, and I was barefoot and cold, so I quickly took a bag from behind the counter, shoving a shirt, sweatpants, and a pair of slides into the bag. I had no money, and the pink hospital gown would stand out too much in the crowd. There were already startled glances pointing my way. I hated stealing, but this was my only hope. I found a place to change and continued walking. The city was crowded and unfamiliar. I closed my eyes. I was tired, lost, and had been walking since early in the morning. I had no clue where I was going, and I just needed to be able to sit down and think. My eyes shot open just before I could run into a tall man with brown eyes. “Hey! Watch it kid,” the man yelled. “Sorry,” I mumbled in return. I kept moving. The sun was high in the sky when I began to slow my pace in front of a large library. I thought to myself that perhaps the library would have computers, or at least a place to rest before continuing on. I trudged up the tall steps and into the dim library. It was quiet, and a wall of computers and chairs proved my theory correct. As I entered the room, a old women behind the big desk at the front of the room startled me. “May I help you miss?” She asked. “Oh, Hello,” I responded. “Actually, yes, may I use one of the computers over there?” The women nodded and I made my way over to the row of chairs and computers. I noticed that the bottom of the screen read May 31, 2019. I was surprised to see the date so late. The numbers were strange to me. I hadn’t known the day in so long,

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