A new person was manning the store. He looked familiar, and I finally placed him. When I'd moved here, he'd been the young boy who home delivered groceries.
"Haven't seen you for awhile", I said.
"Two years", he told me. "I've gone back to the village. I'm working there. And also studying. I'm just helping out here for a month."
I placed my order. He rattled off the other things used to buy.
"How do you still remember?", I asked.
"How could I forget?", he replied.
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