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Here is a beautiful, beautiful story from Friday’s Washington Post. Read it all, please.
Kudos to the Post for running it.
Thanks to the Pope for coming to Washington because I sense that his presence makes such talk of deeper things more acceptable, more necessary even. Would that he stayed for a while.

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posted April 17, 2008 at 11:24 pm

Wonderful story. That’s how God told us to be together.

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Spence Smith

posted April 17, 2008 at 11:36 pm

It’s the Pope…any man in his 80’s walking around in white all day deserves good props. Especially when he has something relevant to say…Popes, they always have something relevant to say no matter how old they are. I hope to be that cool and thoughtful when I’m in my 80’s.
Come to nashville. You are missed.

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posted April 18, 2008 at 10:25 am

Beautiful story, though your link links to the last page of the story … :)

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Larry Parker

posted April 18, 2008 at 4:08 pm

It took all I could do, like his girlfriend, from crying by the end of the story …
More than the horror of his illness, what I was struck by was how teen-agers, the girl in particular, could have such fidelity with each other under such brutal circumstances — at the very age where people would understand if she said, “No, I can’t handle it” — while couples who are their parents’ and grandparents’ age split up for the most frivolous of reasons.
(Yes, I am a divorcee, but I battled for my marriage as long as humanly possible — not, in the argot of your erstwhile political party, David, “cutting and running.”)

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posted April 22, 2008 at 1:00 am

The Pope reminded America that we should return to the “old Land mark”. A revivial would be a cure for what is ailing Americans—-Sin. Obama’08

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posted April 22, 2008 at 1:07 am

Larry,”cutting and running might be a blessing compared to the cess pool America is in. Many lives are wasted for greed. Billions of dollars each month spent to fill the coffers of corporates crooks and contractors. The ‘100 years was is going to be very costtly. Americans are going to be,and already is ,hungery,homeless,jobless etc. Do you know anyone inthat catogory? Let’s cut and run. save lives,and money. The Iraqis banks are already full.

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posted April 22, 2008 at 1:09 am

The church needs to know Christ. The GOP is not your god.

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