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Originally posted on Bet Free Recovery Now Shares Hope, Support, & Resources From Problem Gambling & Recovery.:
I have been busy buzzing around some of my recovery sites and online mags I enjoy reading, including the ones I receive news by email about. TWO interesting articles I read this past week were “Note Worthy” of re-shares by SoberRecovery…

Sometimes a Tortoise Is More Than a Tortoise

Originally posted on Longreads:
Hanya Yanagihara’s parents bought a pet tortoise, Fred — cold-blooded, beady-eyed, and surprisingly particular. (“He liked only red hibiscus, not pink.”) Fred is 15 years old, and will likely live another hundred years. He’s part pet, part rejection of death, and part claim on filial devotion, all under one neat shell. In a post-industrialized…