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  • She rubs her eyes hoping to drive away the sleep.
    She grabs the drink with a firm hand and brings it to her mouth.
    Her lips meet metal and glass.
    She breathes in.
    Back out.
    Tips the drink back swallowing it in one gulp.
    The shaking of her hands slows.
    Her brain clears.
    Her eyes settle.
    She'll be okay.

    For now.
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