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Beverly Beckham

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

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BEVERLY BECKHAM

She is loved. And isn’t that everything?

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There she is accepting her diploma. And there she is walking to her seat, applause propelling her, applause that goes on and on and on.

Beverly Beckham

Looking up a new word, and seeing its monstrosity

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Lebensborn. It means “Fountain of Life” or “Spring of Life,” and was a Nazi program designed by the Heinrich Himmler, the head of the German Gestapo and SS, to create a master Aryan race.

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Google it? But I don’t want to

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Sometimes, all I’m really looking for is a little bit of yesterday, which I miss.

Beverly Beckham

Here’s a genius idea to preserve the essence of a fifth-grader

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Charlotte’s teachers have given their students a time machine, a way back to when. Because of this collection of essays, their autobiographies, they will never forget who they were in fifth grade.