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VIRG FOSS: A mother's job never ends

Published 04/20/2012, Grand Forks Herald

I’ve found myself this week looking inward for answers that I can usually find with a cursory outward search. It’s the time of the year that’s come every April since my retirement seven years ago. My contract with the Grand Forks Herald for a weekly column expires at the end of this month and doesn’t resume until October. In past years, I’ve had enough column ideas that I wished my columns didn’t end when April does.What’s different for me this year, though, is why I had to look inward to examine some deep feelings. As most of you know, my mother died in December, three months shy of her 104th birthday.

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