Age of Empathy
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Age of Empathy

Searching for Grace

Memoir of life looking for my daughter

Truth and life are painful. In life, children die and disappear, and the pain is still there even after the story ends. In fiction, the writer creates an imaginary world of pain and lives in it while she writes.

But when the story is told, when the last word is written, when the book is closed, it’s over. There is no grief and mourning…



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Mary Louisa Cappelli, MFA, JD, PhD

Top Know Nothing Writer. Curiosity leads me through an Imelda Marcos labyrinth of way too many interdisciplinary degrees https://marycappelli.