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An impromptu visit brings back a flood of memories

My family left Texas the summer I turned 14. My dad had died of leukemia the year before, so my mom moved us north to Pennsylvania, to be near relatives. I left behind everything I knew, including my best friend, the one who always saved me a seat on the bus, shared my short-lived passion for The Association's Greatest Hits! and who listened for hours as I processed my beloved father's death. Her name was Cindy Knapp. … Back to Article

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