Category: Stories

Lost boy

“Never abandon me,” he interrupted me. “Promise you’ll never abandon me.” I stopped midsentence. “I promise I’ll never abandon you.” I felt his relief and broke eye contact to finish my thought, whatever it was. […]

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Lano Seveda. That’s who I am today, according to the QR code on my name tag. I’m exchanging contact information with a guy at a Chief Innovation Officer convention in Times Square, mostly to prove to my manager that I spoke to someone while I’m here, when we discover the mistaken identity.

“Well that’s not right, is it Joey Leslie?” He says my name as he thumbs it into his phone. “Good name!”