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Archive for December 2014

a cappuccino with my comrades, at a local Café Europa

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A recent slightly stingy criticism from a friend, about using a foreign language as an aid to explain something to a weaker English speaker, sent me on a nostalgic thinking spree. In my first 17 years in the States, I spoke English only. From the moment my passport was stamped and green card was handed to me at the airport, I was an exclusively English…

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my love’s gift of hope

Today, I received the first letter from the recipient of one of Rob’s organs. For the last 2 years, I anxiously awaited receiving this letter, not knowing how I would feel when it finally reached me. The Gift of Hope organization, handled the recipient to donor family communication in the most sensitive and caring manner. I had a choice not to open it, they didn’t leave it to a chance […]

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