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WHEN HELPING HURTS

(Title taken from a book of the same title) Queen is struggling these days. At 60 years she is surprisingly spry and clear, especially for the hard life she’s lived. Like a goat, she can make a meal out of thorns and stickers and is still able to kick up her heals and challenge adversaries double her size. But these days it seems her step is slower. Her husband, an invalid for many years, finally died this year. His substantial retirement earnings seem to have gone to the sons and brothers who live at a distance, and all that Queen is left with is the cast off grandchildren to raise. How many she cares for varies from week to week – in ...