[She Washed Her Hands Three Times. Velia Gripped The Sink, Dropping Her Head And Watching The Tinged Water Drain. Trying To Get A Grip, She Held Back Tears And Vomit, And Would Have Been Fine If Not For Seeing More Blood Splatters On Her Sleeves. She Held On To Her Last Bit Of Strength, Still Refusing To Cry. God, Let This Be A Nightmare!]

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