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She's dead. The microwave caught fire.

by Believe on December 4, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

In October a couple of years back my Great-aunt Marjorie died. Within an hour the microwave caught fire.

My grandmother died today. Within an hour, while warming leftovers for my daughter, the microwave caught fire.

And you clicked on this six because it doesn't make sense. Well you were right. Nothing about the last few days has made sense.


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