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They have a baby grand piano, but no one in the family plays. They have shelves of books theyve never read, and the tension between the couples was so thick it nearly choked us.
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Krasivaya. It means beautiful, but with strength. Unique.

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What was life asking of me? How could I respond when I didn't know the question?

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My sister and brother are both writers as well. We are constantly discussing story and plot lines. And I love to discuss story ideas with my husband.

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You like me, Josie Moraine. You just don't know it yet.

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You love stories, Emilia. Well, the trees hold hundreds of years of stories. Think of it, everything these trees have seen and felt. All of the secrets are inside of them.

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Well, I don't know, Lina. But let's just say I've met a lot of dead people.

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A guilty conscience is not worth extra food.

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How foolish to believe we are more powerful than the sea or the sky.

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The sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff is the deadliest disaster in maritime history, with losses dwarfing the death tolls of the famous ships Titanic and Lusitania. Yet remarkably, most people have never heard of it. On January 30, 1945, four torpedoes waited in the belly of Soviet submarine S-13. Each

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I didn't need his criticism. I carried enough guilt on my own. I had done everything wrong. I had the highest marks in school but couldn't master common sense.

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Through hardship to the stars

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It was hard to imagine that war raged somewhere in Europe. We had a war of our own, waiting for the NKVD to choose the next victim, to throw us in the next hole.

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I was surrounded by hundreds of drowned children, heads in the water, their little feet in the air.
All the little duckies, with their heads in the water
Heads in the water.
It was my punishment. Honor lost. Everything lost.
Shame is a hunter.
My shame was all around me now.

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I don't want to see no dead body. Willie ain't in there. She put her walkin' shoes on. She gone to see the Lord.

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