Roadwork Themes

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Fight versus Flight

Barton Dawes is a man of principles. He lived most of his life in the same home with his wife and suffered more than his share of heartache there. Despite that, memories of Charlie are everywhere, and in these memories he still has a bit of Charlie in his life. When the municipality tries to tell him that eminent domain statutes ensure that he must move if they deem it necessary, Bart loses it a little. Already on thin and shaky ground after losing his son, Bart has no inner resources left to fight the statute forcing him out. The trouble is that Bart doesn't want to move. Despite having almost a year's notice and being offered a fair market value for the home, Bart is unable to leave the memories of Charlie behind. Digging his heels in stubbornly, he neglects and puts off looking for...

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