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Beverly Beckham

A bittersweet September song

The columnist’s grandchildren, Lucy, Adam, and Charlotte, have many “stop-time moments’’ ahead. The columnist’s grandchildren, Lucy, Adam, and Charlotte, have many “stop-time moments’’ ahead. (Beverly Beckham)
By Beverly Beckham
Globe Columnist / August 22, 2010

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I’m glad I’m not a young mother shopping for school clothes and new backpacks, studying the bus schedule, filling in the calendar with “No school day’’ and “Early release,’’ scheduling gymnastics and dance lessons, switching gears and mindset, getting ready to give my children back to the world, bidding this long, hot, summer goodbye. (Full article: 677 words)

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