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VALERIE SCHULTZ: Supporting each other in our suffering

By VALERIE SCHULTZ, For The Californian
Friday, Oct 24 2014 11:14 AM

As the blues musician David Bromberg sings, "You've got to suffer if you wanna sing the blues." But really, you've got to suffer if you are a human being. Even the most seemingly charmed life endures its times of suffering, be they great or trifling, spiritual or physical, brief or extended, temporary or final. Let's face it: We avoid suffering. Who wants to suffer? We'd rather not. We want life...

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