Walking up to the garage, Jim stared. Five Decades ago. He had landed in the land of dreams, homeless, penniless, a young lad of 16, running away from strife in his country.

Hard work, sweat, sleepless nights and a will to succeed had brought him a long way. Marriage, kids, educating them in good schools and colleges, all managed through this garage. Not to mention his team. Their lives too had improved.

“Ready Jim?” Came a voice bringing him back. “Yep”! Jim signed off the sale deed that had brought the entire property for a Mall.

Time to move on

A 100 Word short story written for Friday Fictioneers hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields.

Image: Copyright – Claire Fuller