Robert Hilton Matheson, WWI, France
Names of Interest, Stories Under the Tree, World War 1

The Letter

The screen door slammed behind Gladys as she came running into the house. “Gladys!  Shut the door gently!” her mother called from the kitchen, where she was making lunch. Breathlessly Gladys said, “The mail was in.  There is a letter from Hilton.” Edith wiped her hands on her apron and reached for the letter.  It had been nearly two months…

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