It’s time for Friday Fictioneers hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields, the photo provided by Danny Bowman.
They stood side by side, the older woman’s arm around the younger.
“Between those two humps, your great, great grandmother buried 2 children – it was cholera. Three days later she gave birth to twins in the back of the wagon. They had to stop when the babies came, then they travelled through the night to catch the other wagons. She walked the whole time, a baby in each arm.”
“Yes. You come from a long line of strong women. A broken heart might hurt like hell but it won’t kill you.”
A long, comforting hug. “I promise.”
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