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The Previous Owner #42


She came up and put her hand over mine, "I'll be with you in a minute, hon."

I nodded as she went down the counter, checking on all the patrons. Most were wrapping up their meal and getting ready to leave. All except for an old man at the end of the counter. He was still munching on scrambled eggs and bacon.

I waited until it was just the three of us in the place before I spoke to Mo.

"Mo, I went to the newspaper. I wanted to check the archives, but apparently it was lost in a fire."

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