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Gauging Priorities We sat in the den watching Queen For A Day. A clapmeter gauged applause calculating which life was most bereft; which person most pathetic. Grandma Annie sat on the edge of the divan, critiquing the show; as though she knew who lied and who embellished. She relished each story of pain and woe. Her mouth hanging open; blue eyes, glued to the set. As my brother and I wanted to know, it is time for dinner yet?
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