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All That I Leave Behind by Alison Walsh

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'That was once my punishment: to have left them - Mary-Pat, June, Pius and my little Rosie - and but introduced them with me in my center, the place i may by no means allow them to go.'

Nearly thirty years after their mother's disappearance, the O'Connor kids nonetheless endure the scars of her leaving. Mary-Pat pushes her circle of relatives more and more away. June quietly lives her personal lie. Pius has close himself off from the area, whereas Rosie has spent the earlier ten years denying who she is.

When Rosie returns to the small city the place they grew as much as get married, she awakens outdated ghosts. because the siblings are pressured to confront the explanation their mom left all these years in the past, they start to understand that for issues to be fastened, first they must be broken.

And for his or her mom, time has no longer erased the ache of leaving them.

All That I depart Behind is the tale of a relations torn aside via ardour, and the clash among love and responsibility.

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I have a song. It’s an elephant song. ” Uncle Elephant made up a tune to go with the words. Together, we sang my song. We sang it over and over. Uncle Elephant Closes the Door One day a telegram came to Uncle Elephant’s house. It was from my mother and father! They had been found and rescued. They were alive! Uncle Elephant and I danced for joy. “I must take you home at once,” he said. I sat with Uncle Elephant on the train. We looked out of the window. “One, two, three, four…” said Uncle Elephant.

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