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MENTAL ILLNESS – a mother speaks

I’m crying as I write this. This past Easter Sunday – visiting hours at Peachford Hospital. I am alone. My son, 26, unshaven, shaking, in flip-flops and torn clothes he slept in, sits alone at a table, peeling a tangerine. … Continue reading

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ATLANTA NATIVES ARE RESTLESS

He: “Where are you from?” Me:  “Atlanta.” He: “No! What? Really?” Wild-eyed, as if I’d said “I hail from the ex-planet Pluto, may it revolve in peace.” The transplant, from any point on Google Earth, inevitably replies: “An Atlanta native? … Continue reading

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