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Created for NYC Midnight creative writing competitions.
FFC=Flash Fiction Challenge  SSC=Short Story Challenge

Jimmy Cooper, Jimmy Cooper 
by Candace Leigh Coulombe
Genre: Open

Location: An animal sanctuary

Object: A bulletproof vest


A longtime companion is put out to pasture at a sanctuary for imaginary animals.

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