Mondays Finish the Story – August 24th, 2015
TITLE: LUIGI BEAUDOIX
WORD COUNT: 150 words
2015-08-24 – Photo taken of an old photo in 2014 – Barbara W. Beacham
The family had no idea that little Luigi would grow up to be an Underground King.
Mama Beaudoix caresses the black and white photograph of the entire Beaudoix family, unable to comprehend the news she had received.
Her little Luigi had a warrant out for his arrest.
‘How did things turn out like this?’ She wonders.
Looking at the photograph, you wouldn’t have fingered him for such a profession. He was the quiet one, always filling his head with knowledge.
“From this moment on,” Mr. Beaudoix had said angrily. “He is disinherited!”
“I won’t hear another word about it woman!” He had responded. “Because I love you, I let you talk me into believing that he’ll change. But this!” He had held up the newspaper with the glaring headline. “This is the last straw!”
Luigi left home as a teenager, cutting relations with the family but word came often that he’d gone underground. She always hoped that he would return but now…