"Please, just let me on!"

"Sorry sir, but we have regulations."

"Regulations? I am a citizen of the US. I served my country, and this is how my county serves me. I am looked down upon while leather and aftershave walks past me. Hundreds spent on a single meal for two, yet I collect cans and tips to buy a single meal from the arches at night. I try to get a job, but I have no address, no phone number. I am stuck because of your regulations. And does help come? No, the ones who do good - our Christains, and the few weather persons who actually have morals - they are blind. They go halfway around the world to find a humanitarian problem to fix, but they don't look outside the window. Is it against regulations to kill a man? I guess not?"

"With that the bus driver closed the door and let the man freeze

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Galen over 10 years ago

Eh, no one's going to be critical of typos. Typing fast = typos.

Mfund over 10 years ago

Man I have typos - wealthy (not weather) and there shouldn't be quotes at the end there.

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Prompt (write a story including these elements)

hero Homeless Man
villain Public Bus
goal Life
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