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244. The Horrible Face (1)
Mitchell was looking for the Instant Dry Milk
Ralphs. He had started buying dry milk two
ago. Packaged in a box weighing only 1½
, dry milk tastes and costs the same as
nonfat milk. Plus, it is a lot lighter
carry than liquid milk. He couldn’t find it
the aisle with the unrefrigerated soy milk, so
walked to the next aisle.
Just as Mitchell
up the next aisle, he almost collided with
pushing a shopping cart toward him. Mitchell’s eyes
wide, and then he quickly looked away. Was
person starring in a monster movie? She was
ugliest person he had ever seen. He couldn’t
believe that this was a real person—she had
be an actor still in make-up.
all over her face! Warts—too many to count—covered
forehead, cheeks, nose, and neck. The warts were
same color as her skin, and each one
about the size of a pencil eraser. When
was a kid, he thought that the Halloween
of a witch with just one wart on
tip of her nose was ugly. But this
was hideous--even more repulsive than people with bad
or with severe facial burns.