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The Gift

My Mother’s Day Gift

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/mothers_day/article/the_gift_20090506

We stood beneath a big tree, me holding her in my arms. Many hours had gone by, and still I had not told her. I did not tell her when I found him, ashy gray, on the bedroom floor the day before, when she called out, “Mommy, why are you screaming?”

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