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Beverly Beckham

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

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Beverly Beckham

15 years after 9/11, the heartbreak remains

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The 9/11 Memorial is a beautifully constructed place where we go to mourn and try so hard to understand why they died.

Beverly Beckham

When the simplest card, and the briefest text, can make your day

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Distance is irrelevant now. We can call and text and e-mail and Skype anywhere with anyone, instantly.

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Discovering a father’s quiet love

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In the big black binder that bears my name, he shows me what I see so clearly now: not my father and me arguing, but his quiet, constant love.

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Ordinary, but still a beauty

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It isn’t the pear tree I thought it was. But every day when I look at it, I am reminded that even the most ordinary things, when you really look at them, are not ordinary at all.