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Not With a Feud, But a Whimper by
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Prompted By Family Feud

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My family has had a few feuds, but they were long ago and I only heard of them as rumors and legends when I was very young.  One involved a marriage deemed unsuitable for ethnic reasons, resulting in disowning of a daughter and lifelong estrangement of grandkids from grandparents. This prompted my Dad to say,…
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No Matter What by
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My family has not had any feuds that I know of, although there have been estrangements, which seem like two different things.
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Around the World in 80 Days by
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I seldom saw my parents feuding,  but there was one thorny issue they couldn’t agree on.  When my mother retired after years of teaching she wanted my father to retire as well so that like many of their retired friends they could travel freely. They had traveled a bit over the years – across country,…
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A friendly feud by
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Nearly every winter, it seems, my wife and I engage in a friendly feud about how many pets are enough.
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Pillow Fight by
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Of course, the feud’s origin dated back decades before the pillow incident.
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News, Tragedy, and Unity by
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Prompted By Assassination

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When John F. Kennedy was assassinated, the news media became a national unifier. Would the same be true today?
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If You Want Me, I’ll Be in the Lab* by
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I'd like to say that it was a summer out of a Ray Bradbury tale...
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Well Meant Advice by
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Prompted By Changed My Life

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Like any kid, I banged back and forth among various “what do I want to be when I grow up?” fantasies.
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The Political vs the Personal by
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Prompted By Assassination

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I remember her funeral
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