Sandoval, Beatriz
August 2007
Guideposts;Aug2007, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p84
The article discusses the author's experience of reconciling with her mother after not speaking to her for five years. She relates that her sister has asked her to be her maid of honor. She reflects on how her relationship with her mother deteriorated. She describes the response of her mother when she visited her with several dozens of her favorite roses.


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