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Romeo’s Book Sheds Light on Dark Subject of Grief

“Grief does not change you, Hazel. It reveals you.” ― John Green, “The Fault in Our Stars” As many of you know, I lost my beloved husband, Walter Lucas, to complications from surgery in 2004. He was in his forties and deep … Continue reading

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Holiday song redeemed

Holiday songs, silly or not, are connected to our past,  powerful reminders of pleasure or pain. That’s why I wrote an essay, “Learning to Love Dominick the Donkey” in the Star-Ledger of Newark during the holidays. As I hoped, we … Continue reading

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