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Paper Trail: Common Sense in Uncommon Times (2004)
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Everyone who deals with teens seems to agree that the most important and toughest job is staying in connection and conversation... not delivering a lecture but saying what we think.
Parents remain our touchstones, fellow travelers, even after death. They are both missing and present.
It begins with the vision to recognize when a job, a life stage, a relationship, is over — and let it go. It involves a sense of the future, a belief that every exit line is an entry, that we are moving on, rather than out.
Age is an accumulation of life and loss. Adulthood is a series of lines crossed.
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I know that if I'd had to go and take an exam for acting, I wouldn't have got anywhere. You don't take exams for acting, you take your courage.
April 11, 1941
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