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My mentor, Norman Cousins, used to tell me, “We head in the direction of our expectations.” Never have I felt the need for these words more than now. As my husband, Paul, and I head to the clinic for his … Continue reading

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It Takes a Village . . .

Recently, as I was recording my memoir for books-on-tape at the Penguin Studio, two chapters I read aloud were on mentors. Four women and three men. I was reminded of how many people it took to help me get beyond … Continue reading

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