Last words

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One day, mem­bers of our fam­ily looked weary while vis­it­ing our 92-year-old mum in the nurs­ing home (“We call it a mir­a­cle,” June 17-18). “My ex­is­tence,” Mum said, “is tak­ing its toll on you.” We protested. A know­ing look of fi­nal­ity came over her gaze. “My job is done,” she said. That night she died. Name & ad­dress pro­vided

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