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When a court determines any question with respect to... the upbringing of a child... the child's welfare shall be the court's paramount consideration.
It was common enough, to see so much death and want a child. Common, therefore human, and he wanted it all the more. When the wounded were screaming, you dreamed of sharing a little house somewhere, of an ordinary life, a family line, connection.
I was an intimate sort of child who never spoke up in groups. I preferred close friends.
The lost child was everyone's property. But Stephen was alone.
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Guilt is anger directed at ourselves - at what we did or did not do. Resentment is anger directed at others - at what they did or did not do.
June 21, 1948
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