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The story has a tearful ending, as Lo Porto shared in mid-March that he had gotten word that Emil had passed, “and now he is reunited with his wife.”
Following a tearful confrontation with Kevin, Wendy resolves to stay married until their son goes off to college.
Tens of thousands of tearful supporters filed past Maradona’s coffin last week as his body lay in state in the presidential palace.
In a tearful address over video conference, Abovitz told employees that he would resign.
Sick, trembling, her beautiful face humble and tearful enough now, she bent it on his shoulder in a shower of bitter tears.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
I talked with the men in the bar, and later wandered into the parlor where the women were, some tearful, others indignant.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The poor, tearful desire lays a pale hand on reason's lips and gazes wistfully into the mysterious abyss of the Great Silence.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Great are the duties and tearful the days of a mother who has to raise her Son, who is also God, to be sacrificed on the cross.
Elizabeth turned her tearful face, smiling now, toward her cousin, but she said nothing.
DAVID FLEMING'S FORGIVENESSMARGARET MURRAY ROBERTSON
The touch was like magic; for Bob lifted up his dirty tearful face, all smiles.
THE BAG OF DIAMONDSGEORGE MANVILLE FENN

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