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“They keep them to scare geese away,” the old man said. He poked the plastic swan with the end of his cane, and it bobbed closer to the central column of water. Spray rained down. The wet gleam of water brought a semblance of life to its dull, painted eyes.

His grandson reached for it and caught its beak in a pudgy fist. Forty feet away, brother and sister argued by their mother’s grave.

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