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Lisa Howze said Treyburn had made her feel powerless, and she was determined to make the home answer for her mother’s death.
A client recently told me, “I can see our country hurtling toward destruction, and I am completely powerless to stop it.”
Even if I could be there at the bedside, this virus makes you powerless.
More than one parent said they have told the support coordinators to stop coming because they consider them powerless.
PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WERE PROMISED HELP. INSTEAD, THEY FACE DELAYS AND DENIALS.BY AMY SILVERMAN FOR ARIZONA DAILY STAR, WITH DATA ANALYSIS BY ALEX DEVOID, ARIZONA DAILY STARNOVEMBER 5, 2020PROPUBLICA
If that is any guide, the platforms are going to be largely powerless to prevent the spread of fake news about ballot fraud, violence on the streets, and vote counts come Election Day.
For the security of England and the peace of Europe France, it was held, must be reduced to powerlessness.
Red Crow deprecated these occurrences, but confessed his powerlessness to prevent the flow of either firewater or of blood.
CORPORAL CAMERONRALPH CONNOR
I think I never felt so much as in this case the utter powerlessness of human influence to bring the soul to God.
GATHERING JEWELSJAMES KNOWLES AND MATILDA DARROCH KNOWLES
At home, the Government confessed the powerlessness of King Cotton by a change of its attitude toward export.
THE DAY OF THE CONFEDERACYNATHANIEL W. STEPHENSON
His entire figure inspired a futile pity that recognized its own powerlessness, and gave way to a sullen feeling of discomfort.
MOTHERMAKSIM GORKY

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