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They Will Have Each Other

“One day we won’t see him anymore.” “One day he will be married and busy.” “And we won’t get to swing with him.” In our backyard, enjoying the long awaiting arrival of cold weather, I overhear my middle child explaining to her sister what she expects to happen with her baby brother. She knows adulthood […]

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Missing Someone Who Never Left

    “Uneventful.” That is simply how I would describe my seemingly “normal” family. I was raised with three predictably rowdy younger brothers. We uprooted and moved a short two blocks away when I was six, and my parents still live in the same house. We all took the acceptable route after high school of going […]

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