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The Immaculate Deception

6 Jan

“So…when are you due?”

It is December 2008 and I am working as a Sales Assistant in Boots. I have just heard a female customer ask this question. I’m restocking some shelves in the baby department, so hear questions like this all the time. There’s a pause. A pause that goes on a little too long. I turn round, to see an elderly woman pushing (what I assume to be) her grandson in a pram, smiling at me.

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