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    Excerpt #1: What Once Was Perfect

    Laney inched her car forward. She’d made it to Detroit without hitting much traffic, but there was always a bit of a line at the border. Bright lights flooded the concrete area around the toll booths, obscuring the rise of the Ambassador Bridge against the early dawn sky. She counted the coins she needed again, knowing she had the right…

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    What Once Was Perfect Playlist

    This is what cycled on my iTunes while I wrote Laney and Kyle’s story: The Band Perry – DoneEric Church – SpringsteenGloriana – Can’t Shake YouBrad Paisley & Carrie Underwood – Remind MeKenny Chesney – Come OverJake Owen – Don’t Think I Can’t Love YouLuke Bryan – Drunk on YouFaith Hill – BreatheAlan Jackson – Remember WhenChris Young – Gettin’…