Another very short story
Young woman talking to her friend at a bar after Syracuse's St Patrick's Day Parade, March 18, 2000.
They were newlyweds and one night he got drunk and he trashed the place. Then he put his hands around her neck. She called me all crying and shaking to come over, pick her up. The next week I went over there with a check for a thousand dollars. "For your lawyer," I told her, "For the divorce." But she said, "No, I’ve got to give him a second chance." Well, after a couple of second chances...”