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By Emma Jul 10, 2012

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“My name is Amanda and I’m not funny.
“I think it must’ve started with my fear of clowns. Which is funny (Ha! See I said the word funny instead of ironic because…never mind.) Because my uncle is a clown and he was never scary.
My sister is funny…funny looking! (Get it? Because I used…never mind.)”
“Amanda this isn’t a joke.”
“Uh, that’s what I was just saying.”
“Amanda, everyone is here for the same reason. No need to be ashamed. Acceptance is the first step to recovery. Just say the words.”
“Fine. My name is Amanda and I’m an alcoholic.”

—alexsarcastic221
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Tags: fiction contest, fiction, short stories, microfiction, flash fiction

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