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             Nora,  a  woman  in  her  thirties,  in  her


             therapist’s office.







             I  got  Baby  all  ready  for  the  visit  to  the


             pediatrician,  thinking  how  pleasantly


             surprised  the  good  doctor  will  be  to  see



             her walk. When the phone rang, I said to


             Zef, “Take Baby to the car, I’ll be there in


             a  second,  I’ll  just  get  the  phone.”  It  was



             Varya,  my  old  acquaintance.  She  would


             call  me  every  couple  of  weeks  with  the


             same  question,  and  out  of  a  sort  of



             kindness  I  would  give  her  the  same


             answer. Meanwhile, Zef stormed back in,


             put  Baby  down  and  said  that  if  I  don’t


             hurry  up,  I’ll  have  to  take  Baby  to  the



             doctor  without  his  help,  that  is,  without


             the  car.  Varya  started  asking  her



             question,
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