The Awakening of Russell Henderson

The latest post from ‘The awakening . . . ‘. You get a double shot this week. Happy Holidays and stay tuned.

She got up, knocking over her chair, threw the rest of her wine in the fire, threw the glass on the ground, and went to her tent.

I followed her, “Hanna, I’m sorry. That was wrong of me. Very wrong and I’m sorry.”

“No! Get the fuck away from me, god-dammit!”

“Hanna, I’m really sorry I upset you. I really am. Please don’t be angry with me. I don’t want to hurt you. I’m sorry.”

“You’re just a big lying bigot. I have friends who are lesbian. I have African-American friends. I have Hispanic friends. You just think they don’t deserve to be here. I can’t live with that, Russell! Go away! Please just go fucking away!”

“Hanna, please, can we talk? I had too much to drink. That all just came out. This was the way I was brought up. It’s what my parents, my church, my community all lead me to believe.”

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