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The Toaster

The Toaster By Peggy Amler I was alone… permanently, not temporarily. My husband had passed. It was still recent enough that it felt like he soon would be home, as though he had been out simply to run some errands. I was making breakfast and the toaster broke. One of the two levers wouldn’t stay

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No such thing as moving on: AfterTalk Inspirational 1.11.18

When Someone You Love Dies, There Is No Such Thing as Moving On | Kelley Lynn Stand-up comedian, actor and writer Kelley Lynn has performed in the same lineups with Amy Schumer, Jim Gaffigan and Elayne Boosler. Lynn is probably best known for her comedy videos on YouTube; her most recent video, “I’ve McFallen,” has

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New Year’s Grieving Resolutions

There are several suggested New Year’s resolutions for the grieving. This one is from Hospice of the Red River Valley: I resolve to not place time limits on my grief; it will take as long as it takes. I resolve to acknowledge my grief as my own—that it is as individual as I am—and will take shape

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Pearl Harbor: Eleanor Roosevelt Consoles a Nation: AfterTalk Inspirational 12/7/17

The first public figure to speak to the American People about Pearl Harbor was not President Roosevelt, but his wife, First Lady Eleanor during her weekly radio broadcast. In her remarks she let the nation in on what was going on in Washington at that moment—and spoke specifically to the women of America, who might

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