Mothers Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Mothers

#1. Leah: I want those gubs Mommy.
Kate: They're not 'gubs' they're 'gloves'
Aaden and Leah try and say gloves
Leah: Gloves!
Kate: Good job!
Aaden: Gubs!
Kate: No - Author: Kate Gosselin
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#2. Nowadays it is seen as a shame, to marry a girl who is a mother, who has never been married. I want to get rid of that prejudice. - Author: Frederick The Great
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#3. The fundamental skill of all mothers - the management of time - was beyond her. - Author: Zadie Smith
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#4. Mothers are a biological necessity; fathers are a social invention - Author: Margaret Mead
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#5. When daughters grow up, they become good friends to mothers but when young boys grow up, they become strangers. - Author: Sudha Murty
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#6. For most mothers, vaccinations become a matter of faith - faith in pharmaceutical companies, faith in public health officials - and I think there's been an erosion of faith. - Author: Paul A. Offit
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#7. Mothers and their children are in a category all their own. There's no bond so strong in the entire world. No love so instantaneous and forgiving. - Author: Gail Tsukiyama
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#8. We want to make sure children aren't left without any books. We want to make sure our children have the books, that they have a place in the castle. We want to make sure that their mothers have affordable day care. We want to make sure we give the older people the care that they need. - Author: Arnold Schwarzenegger
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#9. Having a little girl has been like following an old treasure map with the important paths torn away. - Author: Heather Gudenkauf
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#10. I'm amazed when I see mothers wearing high heels. If your kids run off you can't run after them. - Author: Claudia Schiffer
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#11. Mothers, do you wonder of an evening,
About the tears, the sadness, the passions of your children?

- Tale of the Sun and the Road - Author: Alain-Fournier
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#12. Birth is not only about making babies. Birth is about making mothers
strong, competent, capable mothers who trust themselves and know their inner strength. - Author: Barbara Katz Rothman
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#13. Sometimes mothers of newborn babies have to take antibiotics for a urinary tract infection. The antibiotics can damage the protective stool barrier allowing C. diff to get in and cause infection. I - Author: J. Thomas LaMont
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#14. If you should choose to look at those files, you will have to live with the consequences of your choices while, at the same time, being mindful that these choices will not only effect you, but will also infect, sorry, I intended to say effect, our entire family. - Author: Donna K. Childree
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#15. In becoming archaeologists of the world of our mothers, we are trying to retrieve the female past and to invent a future. - Author: Louise Bernikow
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#16. I think women who lead full lives are better mothers. - Author: Jada Pinkett Smith
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#17. One might almost fear," writes a thoughtful woman, "seeing how the women of to-day are lightly stirred up to run after some new fashion or faith, that heaven is not so near to them as it was to their mothers and grandmothers. - Author: Samuel Smiles
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#18. There's only one person who hugs the mothers and the widows, the wives and the kids upon the death of their loved one. Others hug but having committed the troops, I've got an additional responsibility to hug and that's me and I know what it's like. - Author: George W. Bush
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#19. Let the voices of all mothers be heard, as we come to honor the gift of Motherhood. - Author: Eleesha
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#20. Mother's love outlives everything - Author: David Duke
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#21. Dogs have such short life spans, it's like a concentrated version of a human life. When they get older, they become much more like our mothers. They wait for us, watch out for us, are completely fascinated by everything we do. - Author: Caroline Knapp
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#22. I consider the 3 most cruelly produced foods to be from lobsters, dropped alive into boiling water, veal from calves separated from their mothers and kept in crates, and pate de foie gras. - Author: Cleveland Amory
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#23. Lately, Mami's eyes have been so dark, I don't like looking into them because I'm afraid I'll fall in. - Author: Raquel Cepeda
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#24. Our mothers are racked with the pains of our physical birth; we ourselves suffer the longer pains of our spiritual growth. - Author: Mary Antin
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#25. Imagination and action are the mothers of all creation. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#26. It would be obscene in me as a gentlemen to set my men upon you without warning. A gentleman always tells his enemies he is going to attack them before he does it. It gives them time enough to write to their mothers. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#27. Women are weak, but mothers are strong. - Author: Julie Otsuka
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#28. If you were a god, how would you like being called a myth, an old story to explain lightning? What if I told you, Perseus Jackson, that someday people would call you a myth, just created to explain how little boys can get over losing their mothers? - Author: Rick Riordan
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#29. let's be honest: women are still only really valued for two things - their looks and their role as mothers. - Author: Paula Hawkins
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#30. Many men today can cook, or at least order takeout, and know where and how to hire domestic help, perhaps with refreshing clarity and less anxiety than ever-conflicted mothers. - Author: Sandra Tsing Loh
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#31. I think it a much wiser thing to secure for the thousands of mothers in this State the legal control of the children they now have, than to bring others into the world who would not belong to me after they were born. - Author: Susan B. Anthony
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#32. The belief that we are defending the highest good of the mothers of our race and the ultimate welfare of society makes every sacrifice seem trivial, every duty a pleasure. - Author: Carrie Chapman Catt
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#33. We never got anything out of the recordings. I'm still as broke as I was when I was with the Mothers. - Author: Jimmy Carl Black
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#34. If you want to be treated like a mother, act like one. - Author: Jeannette Walls
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#35. All we know is that the school achievement, IQ test score, and emotional and social development of working mothers' children are every bit as good as that of children whose mothers do not work. - Author: Sandra Scarr
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#36. I'm not against mothers. I am against the ideology which expects every woman to have children, and I'm against the circumstances under which mothers have to have their children. - Author: Simone De Beauvoir
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#37. Girls," their mother interjected, "you must both stop being strange - it is unattractive. And don't forget your hats. It would be absolutely the end for me if you two came down with freckles at a time like this. - Author: Anna Godbersen
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#38. There is nothing as sincere as a mother's kiss. - Author: Saleem Sharma
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#39. Mothers were much too sharp. They were like dogs. Buster always sensed when anything was out of the ordinary, and so did mothers. Mothers and dogs both had a kind of second sight that made them see into people's minds and know when anything unusual was going on. - Author: Enid Blyton
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#40. And so our mothers and grandmothers have, more often than not anonymously, handed on the creative spark, the seed of the flower they themselves never hoped to see - or like a sealed letter they could not plainly read. - Author: Alice Walker
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#41. So, the total number of hours spent on the stuff you have to do to take care of a family, working and caring for stuff at home, the total number of hours is actually about the same for mothers and fathers. - Author: James Levine
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#42. Mothers hold close, fathers let go. Maybe that's the way of the world. - Author: Lisa Gardner
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#43. Women need to turn their attention from saving their spouse, their mothers, their this, their that, their kids, to putting that financial oxygen mask on their face first. When they're solid, they can pick up the whole world. - Author: Suze Orman
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#44. As far back as I can ever remember, without really knowing it I wanted to be an actor. I was always dressing up, you know, playing pretend, putting on mothers hats and things. I'm sure Freud would have something to say about that. It was very much in my blood. - Author: Peter Cushing
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#45. One avoids Creolisms. Some families completely forbid Creole and mothers ridicule their children for speaking it. - Author: Frantz Fanon
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#46. America needs no words from me to see how your decision in Roe v. Wade has deformed a great nation. The so-called right to abortion has pitted mothers against their children and women against men. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#47. Writing stories has given me the power to change things I could not change as a child. I can make boys into doctors. I can make fathers stop drinking. I can make mothers stay. - Author: Cynthia Rylant
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#48. Maybe "warehouses" equals "mothers", a wide margin of error is permissible when you're dealing with super-impositions. - Author: Roberto Bolano
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#49. There is entirely too much tut-tutting in this realm, if you ask me. All these kings would do a deal better if they put down their swords and listened to their mothers. - Author: George R R Martin
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#50. We need to insist on fathers and mothers sharing the care of their offspring as well as the opportunity to enjoy the fulfillment of individual rights. - Author: Mary Frances Berry
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#51. Kids don't want to dye their whole head another color; that's what their mothers do. - Author: Todd Rundgren
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#52. Or, for one of our mothers, the secret to a good marriage, she said, was sex. - Author: TaraShea Nesbit
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#53. Children, together with women, constitute 90 percent of all refugee populations on the planet as well as the vast majority of those living in absolute poverty: the 'feminization of poverty' means that children are poor, too, since most parenting is done by mothers. - Author: Robin Morgan
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#54. The love between people and especially between mothers and children doesn't end. It flows like a river through the world. Shut your eyes and you can feel it rising. - Author: Eli Gottlieb
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#55. Real Texans believe in looking out for each other. We believe in honoring our mothers and fathers and keeping our smallest residents - our children - healthy. - Author: Wendy Davis
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#56. He'd told her how orphaned birds would sometimes accept the most pathetic substitutes for their mothers - a pullover, a hot-water bottle, an armpit, or even a paper airplane - anything rather than nothing, but preferably something that moved. - Author: Julia Gregson
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#57. Who is getting more pleasure from this rocking, the baby or me? - Author: Nancy Thayer
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#58. One thing you can say about daughters and mothers - like it or not, they know the truth about each other. - Author: Deb Caletti
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#59. You want me to invite him to dinner."
"I want you to invite him to dinner," she agreed.
"You know," he said, "most gay men don't have mothers who are this enthusiastic about their love lives."
"That's probably true," she said. "You're one of the lucky ones. - Author: Matthew Haldeman-Time
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#60. Motherhood is when eating chicken soup; the kids get the chicken and you get the soup and you would still feel happily stuffed. - Author: Sandra Chami Kassis
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#61. Mothers always worry. There's no off switch. - Author: Priscille Sibley
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#62. Children born to unwed mothers,' he said after a long silence, 'have parts of their souls missing. - Author: Bernard Cornwell
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#63. There's something really empowering about going, 'Hell, I can do this! I can do this all!' That's the wonderful thing about mothers, you can because you must, and you just DO. - Author: Kate Winslet
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#64. Maggie had learned a long time ago that each day with a child was filled with two kinds of battles: those that won the war, and those that did not. - Author: Sydney Strand
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#65. People can be, or can pose as, the enemies of God, but God will never be the enemy of any person. It is the terrible advantage children sometimes have over their fathers (and mothers). - Author: Raniero Cantalamessa
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#66. Mothers, train up your children in righteousness; do not attempt to save the world and let your own family fall apart. - Author: Ezra Taft Benson
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#67. Explain to the mothers and fathers of American servicemen that may come home in body bags why their son or daughter have to give up their life? - Author: Sean Hannity
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#68. For mothers who must earn, there is indeed no leisure time problem. The long hours of earning are increased by the hours of domestic labor, until no slightest margin for relaxation or change of thought remains. - Author: Katharine Anthony
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#69. By the time we were knit in our mothers' wombs, our lives were like open books before Him
every sentence read, every paragraph indented, every chapter titled, every page numbered. He knew it all in advance
all the sin, all the selfishness, every weakness. Yet He chose to love us
lavishly. - Author: Beth Moore
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#70. Modern women are squeezed between the devil and the deep blue sea, and there are no lifeboats out there in the form of public policies designed to help these women combine their roles as mothers and as workers. - Author: Sylvia Ann Hewlett
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#71. You don't want the children to know how afraid / you are. You want to be sure their hold on life / is steady, sturdy. Were mothers and fathers / always this anxious, holding the ringing / receiver close to the ear: / 'Why don't they answer where could they be? - Author: Gail Mazur
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#72. Good mothers are underrated, just like good defense. - Author: Andy Van Slyke
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#73. Maybe mothers - consciously or subconsciously - repelled their daughters in different ways. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#74. A women's college is a fine idea, and I hope it continues to flourish. Even if most of its students go on to dedicate themselves to hearth and home, their children will benefit for their mothers' educations. - Author: Meredith Duran
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#75. We should recognize that women become mothers the moment they are pregnant. - Author: Alveda King
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#76. Mothers ought to bring up and nurse their own children; for they bring them up with greater affection and with greater anxiety, as loving them from the heart, and so to speak, every inch of them. - Author: Plutarch
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#77. Mothers and fathers do really crazy things with the best of intentions. - Author: Rosalind Wiseman
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#78. When you're sorting yourself out, family are not often the ones you can turn to. They represent the place of departure and not the place of arrival. - Author: Witi Ihimaera
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#79. To be a mother is a great treasure. Mothers, in their unconditional and sacrificial love for their children, are the antidote to individualism; they are the greatest enemies against war. - Author: Pope Francis
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#80. He was part of a ruined generation of young men coddled by their parents -by their mothers especially- raised on unearned self-esteem, in a bubble of overaffection, in a sad incubator of phony achievement. - Author: Jess Walter
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#81. Ah the three-day blues, all new mothers cry on the third day. And I remember thinking, But my goodness, who wouldn't cry? - Author: Liane Moriarty
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#82. Boys come and go, but mothers are forever. - Author: Nicola Yoon
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#83. The essential thing about mothers is that one needs to know that they are there, particularly at that age when, paradoxically, one is trying so hard to break away from parental influence. - Author: Margot Fonteyn
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#84. Be the hero of your children's story. Never let them believe for a minute that honor, courage and doing what is right is only reserved for other fathers and mothers. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#85. One thing all stage mothers share is an overpowering ambition for their daughters. - Author: Lawrence Welk
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#86. Tired mothers find that spanking takes less time than reasoning and penetrates sooner to the seat of the memory. - Author: Will Durant
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#87. I think fathers, mothers, grandfathers, grandmothers - we should look at what young people are saying to us. - Author: Gordon Brown
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#88. Babies are designed to cry when they need something and mothers are designed to respond. - Author: Pamela Druckerman
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#89. You hear mothers say all the time that they would die for their children, but my mom never said shit like that. She didn't have to. When it came to my brother, it was written across her face in 112-point Tupac Gothic. - Author: Junot Diaz
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#90. I am a mother and mothers don't have the luxury of falling apart in front of their children, even when they are afraid, even when their children are adults. - Author: Kristin Hannah
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#91. When the children reached school age, 21 percent scored 130 or more points on a standard IQ test, a level considered gifted. If their mothers had no morning sickness, only 7 percent of kids did that well. - Author: John Medina
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#92. I think one of the biggest things that affects young women is when they hear their mothers using fat talk. - Author: Tyra Banks
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#93. Would men but generously snap our chains, and be content with rational fellowship instead of slavish obedience, they would find us more observant daughters, more affectionate sisters, more faithful wives, more reasonable mothers - in a word, better citizens - Author: Mary Wollstonecraft
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#94. The images I like best are parts of series that I've started, in some cases, with the pregnancies of the mothers of the children in question, and I continue that series right on through the birth of children to the child that resulted from that first pregnancy. - Author: Jock Sturges
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#95. Children crawl before they walk, walk before they run
each generally a precondition for the other. And with each step they take toward more independence, more mastery of the environment, their mothers take a step away
each a small separation, a small distancing. - Author: Lillian B. Rubin
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#96. Whatever the era ... one thing will never change: Fathers and mothers, if you have children, they must come first. - Author: Barbara Bush
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#97. The arms of mothers are made of tenderness; in them children sleep profoundly. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#98. Mothers. We get none of the breaks. But we also get most of the blessings. You - Author: Joyce Magnin
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#99. Mothers have a huge influence on how their daughters view themselves and how they treat their bodies. - Author: Coco Rocha
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#100. I was not much used to women except for mothers. Everything I did, they did different. - Author: Daniel Woodrell
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