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Back to school comes full circle

Back to school comes full circle

It's the first Thursday of August, and that means it's time for my annual therapy ritual of writing a back-to-school column. Over the years, the mere words 'back to school' have held very different meanings for me, depending on my stage of life at varying times. As I've recounted here with each year's BTS column, the most vivid memory those words conjure is Lenhoff baby-of-the-family's first day in first grade, a time I waited for breathlessly, prayed for fervently and ended up crying uncontrollably over while cuddling a lonely BooBoo Bear who listened silently to my sobs of sadness. Never was the meaning of the popular saying "be careful what you...

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