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Change or Transition?

  • Linda Rossetti

Abstract

She’s fine,” said my husband’s voice on my cell phone as soon as the line engaged. She was our five-year-old kindergartner at the time. “What do you mean, she’s fine?” I responded on the edge of panic.

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Notes

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