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“Watsons Don’t Cry.”

People handle grief in different ways. Some take dignified comfort in the sympathy of loved ones to make peace with the situation; others wail and howl until their pain finds a measure of relief in expression. Still others maintain a … Continue reading

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House of the Soul

One October afternoon in 1965 my formidable paternal grandmother JoAnna, whom I knew only as Big Mama, lay down on her couch to take a nap. In one corner was a large timepiece, and on another wall hung a large … Continue reading

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