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Beverly Beckham

Beverly Beckham is a columnist for the Globe’s regional editions.

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Beverly Beckham

Every school shooting must be shocking to us

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The pull of a trigger ends it all. All the work. All the dreams. All the years. In the flick of a finger. In the blink of an eye.

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The questions I never asked my mother

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I was 24 and nine months pregnant and my mother was 46 when she stopped talking. “I’ll see you in the morning. I’ll pick you up. We’ll go shopping,” I said to her prior to that fateful call from my father.

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Sleeping Beauty arrives with a spring in her step

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“Why do you get so excited about flowers, Mimi?” my granddaughter asks.

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Dancing to remember the music of the past

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Her feet remember. They know the language of the music. And they are like wings, giving her light and flight.