In Greenvale Falls the birth of Jones Hanson was a memorable occasion.
“Disgrace to God!”
Black and white rarely socialised back then. The Hanson wedding had shocked the townsfolk to the soles of their boots.
“It just ain’t right”
A teenage Jones was warned to get realistic.
“You can’t do that”
Governor Jones Hanson served in office for 30 years.
His passing last spring devastated a community which once held him and his family in contempt. A statue in the town park is a lasting memorial to the man and his legacy. An inspiration to anyone who was once told “You can’t do that”.
This is my entry in this week’s 100 word writing challenge over at Friday Fictioneers.