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Sorry Wrong Number Essay

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Sorry, Wrong Number By: Carlo Curia A young rich invalid lady Mrs. Leona Stevenson is waiting in her home impatiently for her husband to return from work. She hates to be home alone at night; She calls Henry's work repeatedly to see if he had left. This time when she phoned Murray hill 35097 her wires get crossed. She overhears two men plotting the murder of an unidentified lady. The criminal's conversation ended. She called the operator and the police, she explained the issue to both, but they are no help. She becomes frantic. Mrs. Stevenson phones Henry's secretary Mrs. Elizabeth Jennings. Mrs. Jennings reports that earlier that day Mr. Stevenson had a lunch date with Mrs. Frederic Lord. Henry and Mrs. Lord had a short conversation. Miss Stevenson decides to call miss Lord. She answers but cannot talk to Leona because her husband has an investigation on Henry and she cannot get caught talking to Henry's wife. Sally Leaves her house and goes to the nearest payphone to recall Mrs. Stevenson. In a flashback Leona remembers Mrs. Lord also known as Sally hunt. She was a former friend from school. They were both deeply in love with Henry. Henry never finished high school. He didn't grow up with ordinary parents; his life was full of ups and downs. Leona's Father did not accept Henry because he lacked intelligence. Henry and Leona ended up getting married basically because Leona is filthy rich. Leona's Father is a very rich man he owned a huge Drug company. Henry became a vice president of the company. Sally got to the nearest pay phone and told Leona she followed Fred her husband. Fred was with two other men, they went to a house at 20 Dustan terrace. A broken-down deserted house belonging to Mr. Waldo Evans. Sally tried to inform Henry That he was being investigated but she was...

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