The Spelling Bee

Joey at the spelling bee

“Hello?  Mom?” a small voice said tentatively when I picked up the phone. “It’s me, Joey. I won the class spelling bee! My teacher let me call and tell you.” “Buddy, that’s amazing! I’m so proud of you!” “Yeah, my winning word was incentive.” “You know,” I said thoughtfully, relaxing back in my chair. “I won the spelling […]

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