I have been at the lake in Ontario for two days and have done nothing but eat, sleep and sit. I sit on the couch, sit on the porch, sit on the deck, and sit in the kitchen. I eat, nap, watch TV, and talk to whoever is around. I have colored, beaded, and played with Barbie. I have...
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Human voices converge on the same note, echoing a haunting harmony -- arousing complicated emotions.
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As a little girl, Anna* always dreamed of a perfect wedding. Then, at 32, after a three-and-a-half-year engagement, she was ready to realize that dream. But recently, what she thought was going to be a dream, turned into a nightmare.
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"But mom, I feel too sick to go to school today. My tummy hurts, my throat hurts, I feel hot," moans 7-year-old Adam. His mother kisses his forehead and replies, "Adam, you feel cool as a cucumber! You're probably not sick, you're nervous about making friends at your new school. But...