A ten

The nurses wheel her bed onto the ward. My first thought is that she must have come up from surgery. But she hadn’t been here before. She greets me cheerfully: a round Creole face, casually pinned up graying hair, a gold ring in her nostril, gold earrings, and gold rings…

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Me too

For some of us (the women of my generation), the recent revelations about Harvey Weinstein uncovered a cesspool we had been hoping to forget. It wasn’t just the truth about liberal Hollywood, though that truth did not surprise me. It was the bitter truth of those of us who had…

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