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Q 10: The North Side of Down – Chapter 9

The North Side of Down: A True Story of Two Sisters

In Amanda’s section of this chapter she talks about fear and how Nancy helped her overcome it. Is there something your loved one is or has been afraid of? How have you worked to assuage those fears? “The fact that

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Q2: The North Side of Down – Chapter 1

The North Side of Down: A True Story of Two Sisters

Amanda talks about her boyfriends Red and Todd.   How did you feel about her descriptions of her relationships? What was your reaction to Nancy’s story about how their father decided to have Amanda’s tubes tied? “Her social life ended

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Q8: Loving Andrew – Chapter 6

Loving Andrew: A Fifty-Two-Year Story of Down Syndrome

In this chapter, Wyllie talks about having her second child. How did you feel about what she said? As you read the chapter and thought about how the young couple prepared to leave England, did you consider your relationship with

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Q24: Adventures in the Mainstream

Q 24)  “Ned’s facility with phrases I never thought he knew brings me up short sometimes.  Once we were watching Ira’s high school football team get slaughtered by an opponent.  Right after the other team made a touchdown and the

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Q22: Adventures in the Mainstream

Q 22)  “…we brought Ned along to the wedding, although he wasn’t invited, even after we told our friend he was coming.   For a while I had a problem with Ned’s not being asked to attend the ceremony or

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