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I realized that, while I would never be my mother nor have her life, the lesson she had left me was that it was possible to love and care for a man and still have at your core a strength so great that you never even needed to put it on display.
Anna Quindlen (b. 1952), U.S. journalist, columnist, author. Ellen Gulden, in One True Thing, p. 288, Random House (1994).
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