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Join Doris Smeltzer, critically acclaimed author/educator, as she muses on topics from eating disorders to the mysteries of life. Often "Featured" are select, astute observations made by Andrea during her all too brief 19-year life…it is she who taught us: the joy IS in the journey!

From Africa, with love

Last weekend I attended my nephew's wedding. His bride is a lovely woman from Kenya. Evidently, a custom in their country is for the women of the groom's family to gather outside the bride's mother's home a few hours prior to the nuptials. Once outside the home these soon-to-be-relatives "call"...
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