One Stranger’s Request Changed This Runaway Teen’s Life Forever

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When Eddie ran away at 15, he met a young woman on the train. She requested something rather unusual, something that would follow him for the rest of his life. He claims it made him into the person he is today, but what could it be? Read on to find out…

Runaway

When Eddie ran away from home, he was mad at his parents for some reason or another. He didn’t have much money but was determined to get out of his hometown. He jumped on a train with the idea to ride it to the end of the line…

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End of the Line

Near the end of the line, a woman got on the train and sat beside Eddie. He didn’t really notice, as he was scribbling some kind of life plan onto a napkin. Where would he go? What would he do? How would he make money? These questions plagued him to the end of the line…

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