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September 16, 2009

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Sharon Lippincott

I fully support your call for accuracy, insofar as it can be determined, and yes, absolutely I want my version to be definitive. Since nobody else is writing, that's easy.

That being said, in our family, the "real" story is the one any particular person is telling at any given time. We all accuse each other of having creative memories, and there is seldom anything tangible to validate any of it.

Years ago my sister and I managed to determine that although we shared an address, our parents had the same names, and we have a certain amount of overlap, we grew up in totally different families, and there is no way to reconcile that.

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