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“Journalistic investigations must be narrow,” he told her with a shrug. “Divide a reader’s concern among many deserving objects, and there’ll be too little left to make him shed a tear for any one.”
“I am an unlikely guardian. A month ago I thought the Medicare doughnut hole was a breakfast special for seniors. I am a care inflictor.”
George Hodgman, Bettyville: A Memoir

“When dealing with older women, a trip to a hairdresser and two Bloody Marys goes further than any prescription drug. . . .”
George Hodgman, Bettyville: A Memoir

“Kindness may be the most difficult of virtues, but when I have encountered it, it has meant everything to me.”
George Hodgman

John Hodgman
“Generally speaking, I think it is fair to say that I am a friend to the creatures of the Earth when I am not busy eating them or wearing them.”
John Hodgman

Anna Quindlen
“The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.”
Anna Quindlen

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