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  1. Lisa Gavender
    Lisa Gavender at |

    Babysitting you was such a great experience. I love this story and am so glad that your mom is ok too

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    1. Eatsporkjew.com
      Eatsporkjew.com at |

      and yet I only remember being called “Rob not-so-low” and the red cinnamon bears your mother kept in the blue and white porcelain jars in the kitchen. Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment. Hope you’re well!

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  2. Jen Tse
    Jen Tse at |

    Philip, this made me tear up as I read this at work. What a wonderfully poignant and vulnerable experience to share and told with such love and humor. And what a lovely way to honor your mother–who is clearly an incredible woman. Loved this!

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  3. waggcomedy
    waggcomedy at |

    This is beautiful! I’m so glad you sent me the link to it. It’s honest, funny and incredibly sweet. Thank you for sharing this with us, it’s a truly lovely post. 🙂

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    1. Eatsporkjew.com
      Eatsporkjew.com at |

      Thanks so much for the positive feedback. Coming out was a great experience for me, but I know that’s not always the case for some. I’m very fortunate to have a supportive family who made my transition smooth. I only wish everyone could be so lucky. Cheers!

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  4. Gaye Barnes
    Gaye Barnes at |

    A beautifully told story that certainly honors your mother. Congratulations Philip, enjoy your Mother’s Day!

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    1. Eatsporkjew.com
      Eatsporkjew.com at |

      Thank you! Happy Mother’s Day to you too!

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