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Tango

Prelude: As I rev down my engines and prepare to go on blogging hiatus for the next couple of weeks, I thought I should take this opportunity to skip ahead in the story a bit, to a chapterlet called “Tango.” … Continue reading

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Talking Cure

Rich spent a few days on regrets. If he had been more aggressive with the State Department, could the adoption have happened in less time? If he had pressed Michael’s grandmother for direct contact with the boy sooner, what would … Continue reading

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House

Rich lived in a house with grandeur of the sort that gives permission and makes you feel taller on opening each door rather than diminished by the height of the ceilings or the breadth of space. Its exterior was of … Continue reading

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Precious

A serial blog is an unnatural experience. You read a post and then have to wait days or weeks to receive the next related morsel and try to connect them all together. It’s an insane amount of patience and concentration … Continue reading

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Michael

“Real isn’t how you are made,” said the Skin Horse. “It’s a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but REALLY loves you, then you become Real.” … Continue reading

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