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Потрясающе интересные ответы на вопрос Миумау.  Гипотетическая ситуация: дальний знакомый или родственник, напившись, вдруг рассказывает вам (лично вам) о совершённом когда-то убийстве – в сопровождении деталей и обстоятельств, доказывающих его вину вне всяких сомнений. Что будете делать?

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What a beautiful book. Sо full of color.

I am glad I didn’t’ come across it before. Wouldn’t understood it then. I am now at perfect age, the right time to share the rage, disappointment with oneself’s wasted promise, the grief of getting old, of necessity to accept illness, deterioration. Death. The fierceness of resistance, of courage, of not giving in to the white room inside.

Read it – but when you’re ready.

 

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Body image

With every rolling day the possibility – inevitability? – of future infirmity enters my thoughts more often. Against all instinctive resistance the process of adaptation settles in – and adds new understanding of the travails of others:

…the pharmacy tech was downright apologetic when it was disclosed to me that nine of these prescriptions would be $4 apiece, but the tenth was $105. The poor old cripple before her shrugged; it’s not like I hadn’t been taking the stuff for a year already. She presented me with a rather large plastic bag, her face the very picture of “How are you going to get this out of here?” I tied the bag grips to the frame of the walker, did a very slow 180, and worked my way out of the store. I’m sure I was forgotten shortly thereafter, but I vowed to use the drive-thru in the future.

 

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