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#1. Then let me be your mercy," he said. "I'll never be able to give you smart answers about why we suffer, but I can come into your world and try to be some kind of help to you. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#2. The ice cold fear I'd felt, not knowing if Wyatt was alive, pressed into the wall with other girls and surrounded by guys who were unspeakably brave, hit my body again in a wave. This was trauma - the gift that keeps on giving. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#3. I could've gone on and on but the truth was all that mattered.
My brother died because someone was jealous. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#4. Meg," he whispered. "It wouldn't be real love if there weren't the possibility for another response to him. If we couldn't choose not to love him, then our love would be empty. That's why there's evil in this world, because there's free choice in this world. He allows the one to prove the other. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#5. I pretended to be a Cheyenne guide. I pretended to be a prairie woman. I pretended Henry was my old-timey husband taking me to our new homestead. I leaned down and patted Trouble's neck. "Good boy," I said. "Trusty steed. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#6. I finally understood why so much monkey business happened in the backs of buses. Put us in close proximity, with wheels spinning under us, and nothing to do but wait, we're going to start thinking of lovely uses for our bodies. I don't care who you are. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#7. I recognized Meg's swirly handwriting and crooked my index finger into the side of the envelope to rip it open. There was no letter. Just a picture.
A picture of Meg holding a picture of me.
The word HOME echoed through my body like a rifle shot. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#8. Uncommon anxiety came to us in common hours when other people were doing mundane things like taking out the trash or checking their phones. But there was nothing to be done for this. We couldn't change who we were or what had happened. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#9. Next to the first Henry and Meg, Henry had written, "Promise?"
Well, that genie's out of the bottle and there's no stuffing her back in. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#10. But I'm feeling like I'm tucking some paper around in the hole you left. The wind still whistles in, but I'm not as cold. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#11. Most kids grow sullen and angry when they're working through issues, but Thanet mustered up another kind of bull-headed strength. The kind that sees beyond circumstances to what really matters. How could anyone hurt a soul that lovely? - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#12. I found I could only glance at him for tiny moments and then I had to look away. He was perfect enough to hurt my feelings for a long time, and I wanted to let him. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#13. We're connected by millions of shared experiences and dreams and nightmares, all tied together with compassion. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#14. Grayson noticed me next to the lockers. He pointed at me then held his arms out magnanimously. "You're welcome, new girl," he said. "I just saved you from having to find a nice way to say no to the leg dragger. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#15. I tell her all the time,'whiskey is risky and it makes girls frisky. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#16. On the best nights, he'd appear outside the bookstore window and wait for me to unlock the door. He usually hadn't had time to shower between doing things with cattle and horses and coming to find me, and he looked older than us and stronger than us. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#17. Wyatt told me once that if tenderness were a disease, I'd be terminal. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#18. He leaned toward me and said his name like he was sharing a secret and it made me think he probably kept a lot of secrets. His smile was sweet and his teeth the tiniest bit crooked. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#19. In my mind, I saw a string stretching from Henry's heart at Quiet Waters to my heart. It was taut and it vibrated with Henry's worries and fears and I felt them all.
Deeply. I felt them all. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#20. It was an oddly satisfying idea to feel bereft as I left my mother this time. We only feel bereft when we're deprived of something meaningful. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#21. With a damp palm, I turned the knob and cracked open the door. She was asleep in her freshly made bed. I can't explain how relieved I felt for this simple mercy. She was here and safe on clean sheets. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#22. Hmmm. What you're saying is that you've never been kissed? He picked at a string on the blanket under us. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#23. But I understood, now, that we don't live only for ourselves. We're connected by millions of shared experiences and dreams and nightmares, all tied together with compassion.
I learned that even when we're going through our darkest winter, spring is waiting to appear. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#24. Everybody likes to be known. Heck, its why people roll their car window down when their favorite song comes on. They're telling everybody, 'Hey, hear this? This is me. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#25. I'd known cruelty in a school - cruelty that would keep these amateurs up all night. But this kind of scene - crowds batting around a person because they thought he was weak - happened to be my personal trigger. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#26. Quit worrying so much about the boards and nails of your life. Focus on the stuff that lasts. He glanced through the window toward the glowing light of the kitchen where Meg and my mom were laughing about something. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#27. Hearing my brother's words coming out of Henry, this stranger in a strange town, made me feel wild with all the loss - wild and wired with no place to put those feelings. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#28. Jo told me once that she was an old woman everywhere but in her studio. "There I'm only myself," she'd said. Standing in the middle of masterpieces that only Jo had ever seen and touched, I knew what she meant. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#29. He'd had to fold his long legs into his desk. His boots had seen better days, and his jeans unraveled in a curiously irresistible way at the bottom. He didn't look like anyone I'd ever seen before. He reminded me of an actor in an old Western - Rock Hudson in Giant - all dark intensity. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#30. I smiled at him. Not even Wyatt would have known how to be this honorable when talking about a girl that had hurt him. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#31. Every moment of our lives we make choices. Most we don't even know we're making, they're so dull or routine or automatic. Some are beyond explanation - like my mom choosing Wyatt's memory over Dad and me. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#32. I turned my ear toward the door because I heard him breathing. When you're alone and afraid, the simple sound of the steady in and out of air being drawn by another person is good medicine. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#33. We bumped into other silent lines of kids going in the same direction. We looked like we were much younger and our lines were headed to the cafeteria or recess or the carpool line. Or it could've been a fire drill. Except for the stone-faced police officers weaving between us with rifles. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#34. Camus and Henry waved to me from that muddy truck. They both wanted me to get over myself.
So, this was me, getting over myself. And it was about time. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#35. I get that. For you, it's more than following a bunch of rules - no sex, no booze, no swear words, pray every night and twice on Sunday. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#36. But Quinn held the fuzzy handcuffs in his hands, looking them over closely, and he smiled. Oh, hey, did you want to keep these for when your invisible boyfriend returns from his fake vacation? - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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#37. 1. All glass will break.
2. I am made of glass.
3. Therefore, I will break. - Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
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