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52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks #26 - Jacob H. Repsher

Relationship: 3rd Great-grandfather

My childhood home was on Merriam Avenue which is in Newton, Sussex County, New Jersey, and was named for Henry W. Merriam. Mr. 2,115 more words

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Should we be alarmed?

  So, if we can accept that there is a biological imperative for all infants to attach we have only just begun the story of what needs to happen in healthy development. 366 more words

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Pillar

Pillar

I would have been burnt to ashes,
I would have crumbled to dust,
I would not have stood through all the crashes
Had it not been for his trust. 181 more words

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52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks #25 - Samuel Longcor

Relationship: 3rd Great-grandfather

Samuel Longcor was a handsome man. As an adult, he wore a full beard, neatly trimmed. He had piercing, light-colored eyes. A high forehead met his hair a little further back then when he was younger, but he still had good hair. 870 more words

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Fathers (haiga)

fathers remembered
strength of a Black Locust
unpretentiousness love

© Tournesol ’15

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Voices for Infants: What Attachment Teaches Us 

Attachment to our infants begins at inception. In our hearts, minds and bodies we begin to form deep roots with these new beings we are starting this long journey with. 333 more words

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