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Collateral Damage

Throughout history humans have sought easy answers to complex issues. When things go wrong, how can we protect the most vulnerable: Women, older people, the poor, and our children? Continue reading

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The Cure for the Pain

By some peculiar alchemy of dementia, there are flashes of light¬†when the seeming blindness of Daddy’s soul and withdrawal from everything around him subside. At those moments,¬†there is a window to Daddy who is occasionally still there in his once … Continue reading

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