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A Life Strung Together, Bead by Bead

December 5, 2011

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Her name is Debra Monaco and she is 38 years old.  Until June 18 of this year, her life was full.  She had an eleven year old daughter. She had a fiance who she loved. They lived in his recently deceased father’s house in Alexandria, VA.  She worked at Rite Aid and was about a […]

Being Chanukah in A Christmas World

December 2, 2011

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(The following is the fifth in my new series, “Old Posts to Dredge out on Slow Weekends Because When I Posted Them Originally People Cared More About the Economy and World Peace Than My Blog.” Although nothing has changed, it’s the start of a slow weekend.) When I was little, I wanted Christmas.  I didn’t care that […]

Being Chanukah in a Christmas World

December 8, 2010

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When I was little, I wanted Christmas.  I didn’t care that Chanukah was eight days long, since I only got one present. People never talked about Chanukah.  Everything out there in the world was Christmas, Christmas, Christmas.  The stores were all filled with trees and lights, Santas were on every corner ringing bells, my elementary […]