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    My mother holds her life in her hands as if it was expired Play-Doh. It had become dry and hard; the challenges of starting a new life in America and raising a teenage daughter wore down its original vibrant color. She had once aspired to mold it into fascinating things. She once told me she wanted ...
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    Between living and dreaming, there is a third thing. My tip jar. Maybe it has to do with the reluctance that most people feel when they have to surrender more money to the unspoken rule about tipping the waitress but this rule apparently does not extend to the girl behind the register at the loca...
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    Maybe it has to do with the reluctance that most people actually feel when they have to surrender more money but when the unspoken rule says, “Tip your waitress,” it apparently does not extend to the girl behind the register at the local burger joint. Whoever justified that a waitress should rec...
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    Being ambivalent about my choice of religion shouldn't ­really surprise anyone, especially when I'm still wading through the notorious teenage years of angst, when authority exists to be questioned. Nothing is set in stone, and religion is no exception. I think I have a right to be religiously ambi...
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    Naturally, the parent must have expectations for the child, else the child run amok in the world without direction or purpose. But what, you may ask, has that got to do with a bedroom of one’s own? Stuck in thought on this subject, I sat quietly in the family car, on the way to my weekly supplemen...
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    She is alone this morning. Or at least she thinks she is. When she’s alone, she would be herself. She wouldn’t care what the rest of the world wanted. Behind the shut doors, I’d be there with her, watching from where I always am. I would watch even when she wants to hide. When she feels only l...
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    The first thing she saw when she woke up was the holy cross mounted on the left adjacent wall. The soft dawn light stretched the shadow of Christ across the yellow ochre wallpaper, leaving the terrible impression that He was leaning towards her. The smell of perfume and sweat lingered in the room an...
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    It was scolding hot, not unusual for a May night. She laid in her bed, curled in a delightful and comfortable “S” shape. One arm rested on her forehead and one knee on top of the other, she was hardly fully conscious. Sleep was so tantalizing but that was all it was, never allowing her to actual...
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