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The Matryoshka Women: A Mother’s Day Story.

My mother went to the tent cities of Albania in 1999 with a medical team to serve the Kosovo refugees. When she came back, she gave me a set of Russian nesting dolls or Matryoshka— meaning little mothers. Each doll opened up … Continue reading

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Catch and Release 

  My 9-year-old daughter took my hand yesterday as we were walking. It was unexpected, feeling her light hand in my mine all of a sudden after so long, her fingers now long and thin–so much like my own. But … Continue reading

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