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B: Who’s that talking up there now?
A: You don’t recognize her?
A: That’s Barbara.
A: Larry’s first wife.
B: No way!
C: Yep, that’s her.
B: Damn. She sure has aged.
C: More like “put on 50 pounds.”
PASTOR: So she asked that everyone gather at the graveside, family and friends, and everyone who wanted to could stand up and say one thing about her, good OR bad…
C: Aww, that’s sweet.
B: No, it ain’t.
C: Why not?
B: [points] Well, first up is J_____, with A______ in the on-deck circle…
A: Shit. We’re gonna be here all day.
A: Your grandma just looooved to talk.
B: Yep. So it’s fittin’ how she died: eyes closed, mouth open.
A: When your mama and daddy pass on, what’s your brother gonna do?
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