Trial by Fire

Garvey, John
November 2006
Commonweal;11/17/2006, Vol. 133 Issue 20, p6
The author reflects on the incident involving his family as one of the apartments in their building caught fire. He reflects on the further damages that might have occurred if they were not home, asleep and oblivious to alarms. He realized the difficulty to maintain a sense of detachment to a place and one's routines.


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