Jackie picked up the ringing phone.
"I'll be home late tonight" said her husband.
Choking back tears Jackie sobbed.
"What's wrong? I have to work!"
"OK, don't worry, it's fine" Jackie mumbled.
"What's happened, are you hurt, are the kids OK?"
"Everyone's fine, honestly,
I've been watching my favourite soap and it was so sad!"
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