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SHATTERED DREAMS

Derrick Lewis walked into the front door of the apartment.  He was physically worn out from a hard day’s work and making preparations for the wedding. The wedding was in the “early stages of development,” but the responsibilities that were given to him by his fiancée, Angela Robinson, were increasing daily. He had soon discovered that each responsibility was more time-consuming than the last.

Before heating up leftovers for dinner, Derrick decided to get a snack, relax, and watch television. He watched a love story that ended with a couple standing at the altar getting married. Moments later, he fell sound asleep on the sofa in the living room with part of his snack still in his hand and his feet propped up on the coffee table. The movie he had been watching triggered his emotions, and he began to dream and to talk in his sleep about how his wedding day would be * * * * * * * *