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While I didn’t project my own father onto the character of Jacob, what was really scary and painful but also so beautiful was in some ways realizing that I am my father, and I am an extension of him and his will and his desires.
Despite the painful loss, Conque said, Hill’s first words in that call were, “I had fun tonight.”
“I realized what made that moment so painful was the absence of presence,” Crivello said.
For parents, the notion that the impact of painful events can transcend children’s memories is unsettling.
You are the adult who can manage the awkward conversations about your son or frustrating forms of communication or even a painful broken attachment if “the mother takes her away.”
I’m angry, and I’m sad, that I used to powerfully fear a simple food, and that part of me still does, and that the only actual effect of that fear is to make me want to eat a painful amount of ice cream before it is taken away.
SIX MONTHS OF SOFT FOOD SET ME FREEMEGHAN MCCARRONFEBRUARY 2, 2021EATER
Yes, a lot of speculators will likely lose their shirts, but that will be more painful for them than the economy.
The attacks have left painful memories for the three who had been hanging the fliers.
If you’ve ever applied for a mortgage, you know it’s one of the most painful processes out there.
As the city’s mayor at the time, it’s particularly painful to describe the failures of government during the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville in August 2017—but it’s never been more necessary.

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