The Diifficulty of the Holidays

November 26, 2014 4:28 PM

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T.S. Eliot may have had it wrong: The cruelest months are November and December, when the holidays are upon us, not April. For those who are broken -- broken in all the ways that people can be broken -- the holidays are a special hell.

The bedridden, the incarcerated, the mourners, the maimed from accidents, disease or wars, the heartbroken -- either those who have had their hearts broken by lovers or others, or those who have had no one in their lives -- endure the holidays in anguish, hurting even more than the permanent hurt th...

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