He understood the sacrifice that he was about to make. She was the girl with a future ahead of her and the whole world at her feet. He was the boy who was going nowhere fast and was stuck in a small town. He had to give her up; he would never doom her to a life like this. She had too much going for her to be stuck in a town that viewed the world through narrow lens. If he had the chance, he would leave.
He understood the sacrifice, but that didn’t mean it didn’t hurt like hell.
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