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The Most Exciting Day of Your Life

When her first grandchild was born she was ecstatic!  She exclaimed to her son-in-law, “Isn’t it wonderful?  Isn’t this the most exciting day of your life?” His reply:  “No, I can’t say that it is.”           … Continue reading

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Teen Can’t Read

I first met Monica when she was 16 and incarcerated for the eighth time. She told me she had multiple problems for which she took an abundance of medication. She said she had ADD—Attention Deficit Disorder.  She claimed she could … Continue reading

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Bedtime Snack with Dad

When I was a teenager the lights were out by 10 PM. Sometimes at 10:30 or 11 I would be studying in my room or reading in bed and I’d see the reflection of the kitchen light go on. I’d … Continue reading

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