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Tom Fleck is in his second year. Time to revisit.

Why I needed to tell the story of an unknown man. Do we ever wonder about our distant forefathers and mothers, those who lived before our great-grandparents, and even before their great-grandparents? What can we know of them? Beyond even … Continue reading

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Why Tom Fleck?

Tom Fleckā€™s declaration of love: ‘You are the first gleam of dawn that swells the green linnet’s breast, and throbs his heart with joy. You are the sun at Noon, that golds the barley, and pulls the bee to the … Continue reading

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