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Carla Acheson

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Carla Acheson In some ways it is nice to let them go as I spent so much time with them during the writing process. On the other hand, I will always wonder what migh…moreIn some ways it is nice to let them go as I spent so much time with them during the writing process. On the other hand, I will always wonder what might become of them, or how their lives will turn out. They are sort of like old friends living in a distant land.(less)
Carla Acheson I don't write, I observe.…moreI don't write, I observe.(less)
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The winning lottery check fell through the letterbox at 8.30 am.

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“But just as misery cannot crawl across an endless path, so does the trail of happiness occasionally reach a sharp end." - The Last Gift”
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Carla Acheson Tamara wrote: "Thanks for your friendship Carla!"

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Tamara Rose Blodgett Thanks for your friendship Carla!

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 Linda (Miss Greedybooks) Thank you for accepting my friend request - I so look forward to reading "The Last Gift" It looks like it is right in my favorite books list!

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