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My mom was the typical Japanese woman. No more than 5 feet 2 inches and under 100 lbs. But she was scary as hell. I was born in Tokyo, Japan.…
Marguerite Grace King was a domestic worker from the deep South who cleaned office buildings for a living. For many, this meager job was merely an income, but for me, the long corridors of the
When I met David, the love of my life, he said something very startling to me. He told me he didn’t think he would live past age 40. His words turned out to be prophetic.
My daughter Madalyn “Maddy” was adventurous and full of life. Her laugh was infectious and when she walked into a room, everyone knew Maddy had arrived. Born and raised on the Jersey shore, her favorite
Looking back, the worst day of my life was also the day that began the journey of getting my son back. My drug addicted son, Daniel, had spiraled out of control and was in trouble,
As I grew up in rural Kansas, I could not have imagined in my wildest dreams the course that my life would take. My journey to becoming an art dealer living in Hanoi is an
I begin my book, Goat in the Attic, with a note about my Mamusia, Aunt Katherine. . . As a child, I always thought Aunt Katherine was my Mother. I called her Mamusia, in Polish
Who could have imagined that after growing up in a village in Uganda, I would have met President Obama or that I would now be participating in the Advanced Leadership Initiative at Harvard University, the
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