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Apr 12, 2022Liked by Sari Botton, Robert Burke Warren

So moving. Beautifully rendered.

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Thank you.

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Apr 8, 2022Liked by Sari Botton, Robert Burke Warren

Lovely.

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Thank you so much.

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Apr 7, 2022Liked by Sari Botton, Robert Burke Warren

Brilliantly written. Reading this revealed helped me etch some of my own unconsidered experiences into conscious reflections.

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Thanks so much, Bailey.

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Apr 5, 2022Liked by Sari Botton, Robert Burke Warren

What a beautiful , heartfelt piece . Thank you for sharing this.

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You’re welcome. And thanks.

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Apr 4, 2022·edited Apr 4, 2022Liked by Robert Burke Warren

This was so moving. Not enough space has been given to the greeting and parting that takes up so much of life. One of my most vivid memories is of pulling into Grand Central and seeing my parents waiting on the platform, waiting for me.

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Thank you.

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Apr 4, 2022Liked by Sari Botton, Robert Burke Warren

A wonderful piece. Stories about people's grandparents, in the hands of a good writer, are always fascinating -- especially when the writers are now getting closer to their grandparents' age.

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Thank you!

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Apr 5, 2022Liked by Robert Burke Warren

Love this! It reminds me of my father's parents a lot. Thank you so much

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You’re very welcome, Julia.

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Apr 5, 2022Liked by Robert Burke Warren

What a difference a lifetime makes, right?

(But I was already completely with you at “Also crystallized therein: 70s jingles, names of fellow children I loved and loathed, and the cadences of adult voices overhead.”)

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Thank you, Kate. 🙏❤️

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Apr 4, 2022Liked by Robert Burke Warren

A lovely, heartfelt piece. Thank you for sharing it.

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You’re welcome. Thank you, Pam.

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Apr 4, 2022Liked by Robert Burke Warren

Made me remember the feel of my grandma’s fleshy soft arms around me. Sweet memories indeed. Thanks!

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You’re welcome ❤️

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Apr 4, 2022Liked by Robert Burke Warren

Very touching, thank you. I have so many memories of driving away from home as my mother waved from the sidewalk -- I had that sense of excitement, even as her sadness at my leaving affected me. Remember the saying: Children mean more to parents than parents mean to children.

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Thank you Bette.

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Apr 4, 2022Liked by Robert Burke Warren

Magnificent piece Great writing

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Thank you, Verna! 🙏❤️

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Apr 4, 2022Liked by Robert Burke Warren

Just beautiful, thank you.

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You're welcome. And thanks.

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