2008 – October – Guernsey
‘Hold it there!’ the foreman shouted to the digger driver, flagging him to stop. The giant arms stopped, poised over the hole in the ground, leaving the serrated metal jaws of the bucket swinging above Bill’s head as he jumped down for a closer look. He’d been right, there was something sticking out of the soil. The driver joined him.
‘What’s up, Bill?’
‘I’m not sure, but I think…Oh, God! It’s an arm!’ Bill had brushed some of the soil away from what had appeared to be a white stick. The skeletal remains of an arm and hand poked up from the surrounding earth.
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