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Comeback: The Stupendous Adventures of Shragi and Shia

Yael Mermelstein

I was looking out my window on Tuesday morning while I was getting ready for school when I saw two boys peering into my window. “Gavriel!” I called to Gavriel Farber who was picking out my clothing “There are ganavim outside my window!”

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Gavriel poked his head out of my closet and looked toward the window. “Hey, Nonny,” he said. “Those kids are looking in the window!” “Yes, that’s what I said. I should call the police.” Gavriel squinted at the boys. “Hmm. Two boys wearing yarmulkes and dressed like yeshivah boys. They look pretty harmless to me.” Then he leaned over and opened my window. “Good morning!” he called out. Sometimes I wish I could run away. “Good morning!” they yelled back. Then one said, “Sorry for staring but we used to live here. We’re Shragi and Shia Kolodny. Remember us?”

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