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“I never wanted to tell you this” said aunt Francesca. She didn’t look at me as she said this. “I want to leave the past in the past, but you are determined my dear.” I’ve asked her many times to share any memories she has about my dad and grandmother with me, and I’ve received bits and pieces over the years. But this gathering feels different. She has something important to tell me she says. We’re sitting in a quaint café in the village in Italy where she now lives. …


Dr. D. Scharie Tavcer

Criminal justice prof - former worker in Cdn corrections - trying to make sense of the world by asking questions - @drduniapetunia - www.scharietavcer.com

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