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Dear Denham Springs,

You might not remember me, but I remember you.

I showed up on your doorstep eleven years ago, frightened and bedraggled.

And you opened your doors. 131 more words

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Being a Daughter

It hit me when I held the door open for the sweet, little lady. “Thank you, darlin’” she said. I smiled and watched her walk slowly to her car. 515 more words

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The Man

On May 3rd I read this essay on the stage at the Manship Theater in Baton Rouge as part of the cast of Listen To Your Mother 2015… 541 more words

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I could feel it vibrating, so I did a quick peek to make sure it wasn’t one of the kids. Seeing my friends’ names on a group text, I pushed the phone back in my purse until the movie was over. 489 more words

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Naming Time

I still have a calendar on my refrigerator. The old-fashioned paper kind, with columns and rows delineating days and weeks. I faithfully fill in the details of my life to keep things on track. 604 more words

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