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Archive for April 19th, 2014

Aunt Helen

It was Easter, about four, perhaps five years ago. We hosted the family gathering and the weather was pleasant enough for us to sit outside. When the phone rang, I hesitated to answer it: let the machine pick up. I changed my mind and decided to use the call as an excuse to refresh drinks. I was glad that I did. It was my cousin, Jeffrey. His mother, my aunt Helen, had died. […]

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