drabble (plural drabbles)
A fictional story that is exactly 100 words long.
The purpose of a drabble is brevity, testing the author's ability to express interesting and meaningful ideas in an extremely confined space.
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"Excuse me, sir," the man said as he reached the bar. "Have you ever seen this girl?"
I took the photo from the man and put it under the lamp on the bar. It was a black-and-white picture of a young girl, maybe 16. She looked like the all-American girl-next-door. She had light hair, difficult to identify by the photo, but judging how milky her skin appeared, I would say a natural redhead. She looked so familiar.
"It's possible I've seen her before. Who is she?"
He looked up with teary eyes. "She's my daughter."