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Bev said she was taking a day for herself and I was delighted to oblige. She was no picnic when she wanted to be alone. She was out the door almost before I gave her my answer. I heard her car start and heard it stall because she never followed my advice to let it […]

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Reader to Reader

Dear Reader: A dad, a mom, and their young son were crossing Michigan Avenue just south of the light in front of the Tribune Tower. It was the kind of crossing people make every day–jaywalking, technically–as they hurry to beat the traffic. But in this case, the mom and the boy (who was about seven […]