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We Could Use Some Middle Children These Days by
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Prompted By Birth Order

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As we mark Middle Child Day, I think we are missing folks who embody the stereotypical qualities of middle children.
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First Born Daughter by
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Prompted By Birth Order

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I’m pretty sure my younger brothers would agree that, even at our ages and retired persons status, I can still be pretty bossy.
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Can Friendship and Forgiveness Coexist? by
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Prompted By Forgiveness

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Can you forgive a friend? My answer is a resounding “yes.” In fact, it goes beyond something you can do to something you must do.
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Pandemic Generations Struggle Through Summer by
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Prompted By Pandemic Summer

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Our country has failed this generation of children whose lives will be forever defined by their experiences during the pandemic.
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My Grandkids Can’t Read my Recipe Cards by
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So why couldn't they read the neatly transcribed directions? Well, because they were written in cursive.
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Embracing Sarah Bernhardt by
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Prompted By Protests

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As I grew older, I learned to embrace the Sarah Bernhardt in me. I came to see it as having the courage of my convictions and the ability to stand up for what I believed.
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A Life Devoted to Protesting for Justice: Marcy Wiersch Johnson by
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Prompted By Protests

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They were marching partly as a tribute to Marcy, a woman whose life embodied so much of what protests and activism had accomplished to advance the cause of social justice.
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From Motown to E-town by
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Prompted By My Hometown

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Still, this is my hometown. I love it for the amazing people I have met here and its overall caring heart and beauty.
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Lost a Friend, Gained a Spouse by
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Prompted By Chance Encounters

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That chance meeting ended up being the longest date of my life. It has lasted 54 years.
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