Sunday Stories: “Snowgirl”


by Marcelle Thiébaux

After Hans Christian Andersen, “The Snow Queen” (Denmark, 1844)

Orinda and Tarzky grew up next door to each other in a tall gray house on Lake Street in Chemical City. As children they crawled through their kitchen windows to play on the fire escape. They planted roses in pots, and they were in love. At twenty-one they got married, and had an adorable baby named Jolie Rose, who was just eleven months and starting to walk and talk.

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