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And bigger than all that, I knew that sometimes you had to do the impossible, like eat oysters, or go shopping even when you could hardly breathe, because that is what people did when they truly loved one another, and it had nothing to do with freckles or anklebones or lipstick.Dave is dying.Chrissy, Mum, Nan and Badger are going to be left behind. Because sometimes life is like that.

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    9780702232893

    March 4, 2002

    U.Q.P.

    96 pages

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