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“The Gift of a Doll”

 

Healing photograph of yellow red fall autumn leaves silhouetted against blue sky

Photograph by John Diamond, M.D.

My mother once gave me a doll. She Knew I lacked her Instinct – and always would. But she hoped.

At the end of her life, deep in Alzheimer’s, I gave her a doll. Which she stroked and stroked until she died. Her Instinct the last to leave.

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