Rolling the trolley through the various aisles, Sandy knew that she was in the wrong place. Without a coin in her pocket, who was she fooling? But she rolled on, unsure about her next course of action. Her children, back home had nothing to eat, yet all her efforts to look for work had come out dry.
It was such a catastrophic situation. Would she steal? She would be charged with shopping lifting. Then who would take care of her family? Their father had packed up and left her high and dry.
Leaving the trolley in the middle of the aisle, she walked out of the supermarket tracing her steps to a Salvation army office.
At least, she would get a parcel of food despite the dent it would make on her reputation. For that was all she had left.
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