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Cleveland (Becks)

So this other story, that Beck thinks is going to join his Castle story starts in Cleveland. And to tell it, Beck has to jump back even further to when his paternal Grandmother – Fannie – arrived at Ellis Island. He hates biographies that drag you all over the past, but that’s is their nature. […]

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Beck’s Paternal Grandparents

That’s a mouthful. But Beck was sitting on the shower seat for the disabled, thinking about how he had ended up in the Castle for the Poor and Crippled and it suddenly struck him why he was writing in the first and third person. In other words, it was obvious that Beck was me, and […]

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Beck had lost nearly 15 pounds during the three months he had eaten at the castle. His digestion, which had been controlled before he arrived was starting to go awry again. But after cutting out dining room gruel, his weight was coming back. His digestion was beginning to return to normal. So what were these […]

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Why? Chapter 7

No. The knock on the door wasn’t by the cleaning woman, Kelly as Beck had imagined. It was one of the densest, dumbest, idiotic blue-shirts on the floor, She opened the door to tell Beck that she would be back to make his bed. He knew that. He had told her he didn’t want his […]

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The Group Shrink (chapter 6)

Dr. Ester was going to hold a group session in the activity room at 2pm. The recreational therapist had suggested during a chance meeting that Beck attend. And that there were a few therapists at the Castle but Dr. Ester was the best. The room on the first floor was filled with the deaf, the […]

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Pride Goeth (5)

…after the pendant incident, Beck woke up very sore from dragging himself around the room on his elbows. But that wasn’t any real breaking point. He had been through worse: getting up the two flights of stairs to his previous walk-up on the top step, unable to stand. He always seemed lucky to find something […]