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Contraband (from my memoir, “The Corner of Burch and Grace”)

by sandra on August 4, 2017

Like a giraffe going after a low-lying leaf, The Customs Agent bent forward from the waist and angled his head in the direction of my father’s open car window. “What is your citizenship?” he asked. “United States”, my father responded. (…)

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PRETTY WOMAN

by sandra on May 7, 2016

{In honor of my mother this Mother’s Day, I offer “PRETTY WOMAN”, EXCERPTED FROM MY UPCOMING MEMOIR, “THE CORNER OF BURCH AND GRACE”, SOON TO BE ADAPTED INTO A ONE-WOMAN SHOW.  (i’m the one woman, by the way)} “Did you (…)

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Bully Bully Shame on You

by sandra on September 3, 2012

(From Sandra Frank’s upcoming memoir, “The Corner of Burch and Grace”) In 7th grade, two kids: Cheryl Newsome and Peter Wenter – were randomly selected to be bullied. They were normal-looking kids: Cheryl had blonde hair and blue eyes (she wore glasses (…)

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