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  •  When he spoke of his grandmother (3+ / 0-)
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    lns1122, CocoaLove, little liberal

    man, that was powerful. I can't say my eyes are dry.

    The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.

    by jackbauer8393 on Tue Mar 18, 2008 at 08:12:32 AM PDT

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      I'm reading Dreams from My Father right now and just finished the part last night where his grandmother reveals her fear of a black panhandler at the bus stop and how that affected him ... it ripped at my heart. And hearing him bring that up in his speech just now broke the flood.

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