“I’m here for your fine pineapples.”
Betsy smiled. She knew that he was there because of her daughter, Ginny. He was sweet on her. “Here you go.”
He paid her. “I’ll go and say hello to Ginny.”
“You’d better hurry. She’s leaving for Houston.
“Yes, she’s joining the rally outside the NRA Convention because of public outcry for gun control.”
“I’m going with her!”
My heart goes out to all the families who have lost loved ones to gun violence. Following the Texas school shooting, hundreds of protesters who rallied outside the NRA meeting in Houston, Texas on Friday, calling on Americans to ‘protect kids, not guns’.
This post is for the Friday’s Fictioneers hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. You can find this week’s prompt here. To read other stories or to participate, click here. Also used the word Outcry from Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt.
Source: The Guardian