Old Customs Die Hard

Very short story:

At the wedding reception, Mother admired her new daughter-in-law who wore hijab and long sleeves in the hot Texas sun. Never a guarantee. Still, this relationship seemed solid.

Religious differences aside, she’s family now. No one will bother her! Mother rested her hand on the concealed weapon under her blouse.

© 2017   T J Barnum

originally published by http://fiftywordstories.com/

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