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Is It Too Much to Ask #VirginiaBeachShooting

Is it too much to ask That when I washed my face at the sink in my gym I did not see the CNN news-crawl crawling with the words “another mass shooting.” Is it too much to ask That I don’t bear this knowledge alone That I can tell my husband as soon as I […]
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Warning: Strong language, grief and rage. When you grow up in as large an extended family as mine (my mom was one of 12 children), tragedy and premature death is fairly commonplace. In no particular order: A three-year-old cousin dies in an accident on the family farm. A cousin and two of his friends drown […]
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