The will is being read at a pace that would make Ghandi stand up and say
enough. Regardless of the stale air in the room the greedy family members
fan themselves and wait for the final verdict of who gets the house. "My home
is bequeathed to the organization "save the seals" to be liquified and used
at their descretion. The old lawyer pushes his glasses a little further up then adds,
"last by not least the mattress along with the old bible I bequeath to my nephew
Reginald." Reggie wipes away a tear and ducks from the cold stares of his greedy
family who never bothered to visit grandma. When she had her trombosis surgery
it was he who spend the weekend making her chicken soup and reading her articles
from the local paper. Now that she was gone, he intended to honor her wishes.
So as soon as weather permitted he mounted the old mattress in the back of his
pick up truck and took it home with him, alongside the bible.
To be continued...
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