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When We Were Orphans

By Kazuo Ishiguro

After reading The Buried Giant, I happened on When We Were Orphans by the same writer in a charity shop, so I thought I’d give it a try too. 233 more words


Unsung heroes

I used to see posts with people appreciating Teuchi, the owner of Ichiraku Ramen and I would think it’s people being overly dramatic over such a side character in Naruto. 565 more words


Aunt Ader's Place Part 5

                       Mettie and Eddie Swain and three of their seven children.

was abandoned by her mother as an infant, leaving her with her own mother.  Though divorce was almost unheard of at that time, she was twice-divorced. 388 more words


1minute29: Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans 2 4

And there’s the plot. The battle scene continues and Mikazuki manages to force a surrender out of the Dawn Horizon Corps’ leader. Tekkadan kills the head of the company that ordered the pirates to attack Kudelia as what I can only imagine to be a scare tactic. 112 more words


Why Ministry to the Fatherless

In the summer of 2013, I was sitting at church waiting for the arrival of my Sunday School students who, for some reason, were all late that morning. 1,972 more words


Adoption is Commitment to Never Leave and Always Love No Matter What

On October 20th we brought a three and a half year old girl into our family to be our daughter. The adoption of this sweet little one is more than the fulfillment of a dream. 935 more words


Update: Chiquititas (1995)

Searching for Chiquititas Brasil (1997) for my overalls blog, I stumbled by coincidence again into this original Argentinian series and found some very interesting new bunk beds. 89 more words