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  • Death in Springtime: Terri Schiavo and Pope John Paul II

    04/02/2011 4:00:15 PM PDT · by NYer · 10 replies
    Patheos ^ | April 2, 2011 | Leticia Velasquez
    It was the first day of spring in 2005. I was at the florist in the seaside village where I grew up, assembling a basket of flowering spring plants for my sister, who had just given birth.Immersing my hands in budding greenery, inhaling the earthy scents—it helped to chase away, for a few moments, the looming death which occupied my mind. Later that evening, watching my sister's pink newborn suck on his tiny fists, I smiled; it was a welcome break from the tragedy that was flooding the airwaves, and leaving me feeling panicked.Terri Schindler Schiavo was being dehydrated to...