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My Daughter's FreedomBill Broder[1] I  Rising with ResentmentThe cries awakened me from a deep sleep.  Brandy throbbed behind my eyes; undigested duck pressed down upon my lungs.  Next to me, my wife stirred; her breathing hesitated.  I waited for her to rise and tend our child.  Instead, the...
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As twenty-something newlyweds, we left apartment life in Denver and bought a bungalow in a small mountain town. Our new next-door neighbors were women well beyond that “certain age.”                      Lottie, in the white frame house on our left, was ninety-three and had outlived three husbands...