South Florida is an exaggerated melting pot in which extremes of culture, economics and age are supposed to blend smoothly together. Instead, sometimes we just get a hot mess.
It was a busy, rainy Sunday afternoon at the Italian market. Everyone at the deli counter just wanted to get their items and go. Everyone, it seemed, but the very elderly couple who were not quite sure what they wanted. The frustrated young man behind the counter glowered at the couple and announced that while they came to a decision, he would wait on other customers.
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