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Killing me softly with his song, as the world watches

The whole world is watching. Who is the wilful widow of Wailea? Google it and the story of her and the peaceful surfer shows up. It’s one of many untold tales of temptation and torment, of finding love in paradise. For those … Continue reading

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See you in my dreams

Newly married couples stay in the sweet honeymoon phase, if they haven’t experienced the struggles of financial hardship, intervention from ex-partners, and other challenges that life throws at you. If one of them dies, the other holds that person on … Continue reading

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Dance with my father again

In the days leading up to Father’s Day, he mulls over the irony of his life. His father, whom he has not seen for forty years, is still alive and doing very well from what he’s heard from his two … Continue reading

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Note in the middle of the night, message in a bottle

Among his numerous e-mails and text messages that she kept in a password-locked folder, she dwells on one note, written while he was deeply in love but alone and lonely, pining for her love. It reminds her of Nicholas Spark’s … Continue reading

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Give everything I own

On her hospital bed, she stopped the male nurse who had been attending to her since the accident. She could barely speak as her head was completely wrapped in white bandages and her limbs enchained by intravenous tubes and other … Continue reading

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I want you to want me and love me

Continuing the conversation, the woman told his mom that she wished circumstances were different. “Your son is a caring man. Another time, another place, the situation would be different.”

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Cook, eat, or be eaten by the man eater

Impressed by his cooking skills, she asked why he didn’t go into the restaurant business. “It’s tough physical labour. No glamour at all. A lot of preparation. Setting up. Heavy lifting. Moving things around. Cooking is only part of it. … Continue reading

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