American Dream: Friday Fictioneers

Manuel looked out over the water with thoughts of his father flipping through his head like a rolodex of memories.  Pedro had taken the bold step of courageously sailing across these waters, leaving everything he knew and loved behind.  He did it in hopes of a better life and for one day raising an Americano family.

Manuel had made his father’s American dream come true.  He had worked hard and achieved everything his father had dreamed of.  He built Pedro a home on the same sands he had landed on. And today he placed Pedro’s ashes in the same sea.

100 Words

Feature image is the photo prompt. This week from CE Ayr

Friday Fictioneers is a place for flash fiction brought to us by the lovely Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. Visit Rochelle’s site and use her Wednesday photo as a prompt to write a complete 100 word story.