‘Snap out of it’ he said, laughter followed closely by ‘cheer up Charlie.’
As if it couldn’t be held back, ‘Charlie’ let loose, pummelling the man who spoke. Fists landing like land mines, a knee rattling his rib cage.
Left motionless, without his laughter.
Depression is a disease, not a game one chooses to play.
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