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When the editor called to say she liked the essay and wanted to buy it, I was convinced it was a friend playing a trick. It wasn't. In fact, the editor wanted to know if I had any other essays to show her.
Home Safe, is by Helen Ames who is recently widowed and having a tough time with her daughter, her missing retirement money and herself. It doesn't scream originality to us.