All My Mothers and Fathers A Memoir by Michael Blumenthal

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  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • General,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography: general,
  • Jewish studies,
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  • 20th century,
  • American poets,
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  • Family relationships,
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Number of Pages257
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Open LibraryOL9414571M
ISBN 100060186291
ISBN 109780060186296

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You have been my helper; do not leave me or forsake me, O God of my salvation. 10 Though my father and mother forsake me, the LORD will receive me.

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Believe, mama, keep believing. Fight, mama, keep fighting for this truth to uproot the lies in your heart—you didn’t fail. Not even a little. For whatever it’s worth, I see you.

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