Friend of My Youth: Stories - Wigtime Summary & Analysis

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Anita has come home to the small town where she grew up to take care of her dying mother. She visits an old friend, Margot, and remembers the past.

Anita and Margot both grew up on poor farms. Both children had difficult childhoods, and Margot's father was abusive. They used to meet and walk through the freezing cold morning to a store on the highway, where a woman called Teresa would give them coffee. They would then get on the school bus, driven by Teresa's husband Reuel. Teresa would talk to them while they drank their coffee and tell them about herself. She had come to Canada with Reuel from Europe, as a war bride. She had suffered two miscarriages. She claimed that Reuel had not heard her calling the second time, and would have blamed himself if a customer had not found...

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