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The Wednesday Five

By Women's Voices For Change
Our Women's Voices contributors are global citizens. Here are their stories about how they've celebrated the Christmas season in France, Tanzania, Denmark, and as close by as Minnesota and New York.
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In Search of Motherhood

By Joan Leof
A grief that felt endless burst out of me in sobs. I was mourning the reality that I could never give the man I loved the biological child that we both wanted—but that he wanted most of all.
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Letters to My Younger Self: ‘Entering Susan in College’ — Love, Mom, 1972

By Susan Fier
To my surprise, her papers contained carbon copies of letters that she often wrote. What an amazing gift for me to find. I discovered one particular letter she wrote after delivering me to my college campus in 1972. At the time, my mother was 42 and I was the oldest of her three children, her first she saw off to college. The letter is typewritten on onion skin paper and dotted with white out. She never mailed it.
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Emotional Health · Family & Friends

Dr. Ford: The Family Vacation

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.

Dear Dr. Ford: Our family has spent a two-week summer vacation on the farm where my husband grew up in the Midwest since our children, now 16 and 14, were born. This year my daughters were ill behaved and snobbish in their behavior toward their loving extended family. My husband and I have not decided what to do about this situation yet and I thought I would write to you to ask for some guidance.

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