Empathy Credited

January 30, 2020

It was the last working day of July 2019. The joyous clause “salary credited” flashed on the cracked screen of David’s three-year-old Samsung Galaxy J5 phone. His eyes lit up.

Another message popped up on the screen—“Unbelievable offers on mobile phones!”

A curious, excited David clicked on the message. “Exchange your old device for a new one and get up to 50 percent discount!”

He paused. He smiled.

David deleted the message and affectionately wiped the cracked screen. He then flipped his phone to read a handwritten note at the back.

With love,
Your brother

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