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  • Writer's pictureMelissa McTernan

The Shape of Oliver Wright: Part 1

"We ordered, and things were going well for a few minutes. There were no awkward pauses or long silences. I was feeling good! Then I choked.”

“You got nervous?”

“No. I literally choked… on my sandwich! She had to administer the Heimlich maneuver until it flew out and landed on her plate.”

“Oh, dear God.”


“That is atrocious.”

“I know. I told you.” Oliver had curled back up into the fetal position, his head resting on the cushions beside them. The story almost would have been funny if he didn’t look so depressed.

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