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Mary Ellen Kavanagh, left, sits on her hot pink sofa with granddaughter Gracie McLoughlin and daughter Neita Cecil beneath one of her colorful paintings in this 2007 photo. Cecil credits her mother with being a positive role model who has taught the family to “see the gold in people.”

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Mom: Your life well lived models gratitude

When I told my mom the other day I was assigned to write about her for Mother’s Day, she said, “Oh! Well, make it funny,” and then, with perfect comic timing, added, “but not too funny.”

May 13, 2017 2:39 p.m. read more..


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