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From Mindy Arbo, Ann Arbor, MI:
Roger, ever since reading of your recent unwelcome hospital return, I have been thinking of you and sending all my positive thoughts your way.
At the French Film Festival going on at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, I saw two tremendous films last week that also made me think of you. "The Light," with Sandrine Bonnaire, amazingly moving romantic piece, and "St. Jacques…La Mecque" -- a great ‘"speedy-recovery-through- laughter" vehicle.
This message came to me from a reader named Peter Svensland. He and a fr...
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