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‘The Orphans’ Club’

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/opinion/article/the_orphans_club_20120525

“Welcome to the orphans’ club.” Many well-intentioned people have said this to me in the last two weeks. On one level, they’re spot on, since my father died fifteen months ago and my mother died earlier this month. I am an orphan, a reluctant inductee into one of the oldest and largest clubs in the world.

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