Theme: The Gift of Ancestors
Requirements: Your story must begin with the line, “It was in my great-grandfather’s time…”
The story centers around a memory and it must be a first person recount of either tragedy or celebration or both. Something was exchanged between two people.
They do not have to be married to each other, they could be siblings or close friends. The gift does not have to be a physical object.
Word Count: 1,200
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The writing prompt for June 10, 2020 will be chose by Sarig Levin.