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Merrijoy’s hip

I’m proud to say that my longtime writing student Merrijoy Kelner has an essay in the “Globe” today. She’s an extraordinary woman, accomplished, hard-working, strikingly beautiful and brave at 84. Her piece was cut, but you can’t miss her fierce resolve and backbone. It was hard for her to move from impersonal academic writing to personal essay, but as you see, she now manages both with ease.



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I began keeping a journal at the age of nine. Nearly fifty years later, I started this online journal, sharing reflections, reviews, updates, and the occasional secret.

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