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Fresh From the Family Garden and Via FedEx

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
Large gardens were always a part of my life. The six children in my family had to be fed, and this was the country life as it really existed — not the faux one that urbanites of the 21st century create when they escape the city to grow a vineyard, buy goats and make cheese, or become summer farmers. During…
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Unexpected Memories Every Mother’s Day

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
I witnessed my first delivery at the Rosary Hospital in Campbellsville, Ky., on the first day of my new job as a nurse’s aide. I was 14-and-a-half, and I had lied about my age in order to be hired at the grand sum of $1 an hour. No one thought to check to see if such a sophisticated and mature…
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