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Mark Warde – I’ll Tell You What! – Refusing a mother’s apology


I suppose the older we get the more we reflect on our life, the pleasant and the not-so pleasant. Regrets, we’ve had a few. Do-overs, oh yes, but undoing what’s been done leaves us heavy-hearted and weary. Amid the highlight reel that plays our mind’s favorite scenes are also some decisions, some relationships and some dialogues we’d rather delete than repeat. Neither of my parents are pushing up daisies, so my personal endgame could extend to his 88 and her 83. For both I am deeply grateful and blessed, though it has not been textbook and certainly not privileged due to skin pigment. Far from it. Not long ago my mother, Jody, who was known as Texas Red until she retired from the effects of Clairol, approached me with a request. It was like none other she had made before. She was straighton serious when she asked me to forgive her of her…Read the rest of the story and more stories like this in your latest edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

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