Vinny had lots of friends. People always calling, dropping off packages. He would take Mom out to these fancy restaurants. You know the ones where you had to call ahead. Only Vinny didn't call, he and Mom just showed up and ate.Read more of Mr. Blick's flash piece here.
Oh yeah, and he kept a pistol under my mom's bed. I would take it, wave it in front of the mirror with a necktie on, trying to be cool like Vinny.
But then things changed
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