A triumphant story of a woman coming to terms with the loss of her mother and an inspiring,  though haunting, testament to the endurance of the human spirit.
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Barbara Bracht Donsky, a reading specialist with a former private practice for children in Oyster Bay,  New York, served for many years as president and capital campaign coordinator of the Boys & Girls Club of Oyster Bay–East Norwich. A magna cum laude graduate of Hunter College. with an MS from Long Island University and an EdD from Hofstra University, she has written numerous articles and short stories for journals around the world. She lives with her husband in New York, where she blogs at  Desperately Seeking Paris.