But I think this: that whatever prices I've paid, whatever sorrows I shoulder, well, I have blessings, too. Not just my family now, but the others-the ones who have died...They're with me still. They're here...
("She's Come Undone")
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Life's a shit sandwich, my ass. Life's a polka and don't you forget it!
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