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Beverly Beckham

Beverly Beckham is a columnist for the Globe’s regional editions.

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Beverly Beckham

Talking beats texting, and yet we text

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Even though we can speak faster than we can type, even though we can get our message across more accurately with the spoken word than with the abbreviated printed ones, and even though our spoken words never get lost in cyberspace, we choose text over talk.

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It’s how we live now — and die

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If Sandy Hook and the carnage of children changed nothing, Las Vegas will change nothing.

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A kind of love you never knew

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This is what I would say to someone whose baby isn’t Grade A perfect: You will be proud. Your child will dazzle you. One day, when you least expect, you will feel your heart stretch.

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Not talking is a tragic waste of time

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My mother and aunt eventually learned this. But those two cousins? They learned it too late.