99 word #prompt : Mesh

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“She don’t mesh with nobody!” Audra’s father complained. “Must be yer side o’ the family.”

“Horace, you moron! She’s just like yer Aunt Clara with gettin’ scholarships!” 

“She ain’t int’rested in boys!”

“My sister was pregnant at 14,” Audra said.  “I’m going to college!”

“Yer 16.  Yer ma birthed you at 13, her ma birthed at 14.  What’s wrong with you, girl?”

 “Wrong is having 4 daughters with 2 children each, and living off welfare,”  Audra said. “Try forcing me to be with a man and I’ll call child abuse!”

“Best ta let the renegades go,” her mother sighed.