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This work, labourious as it may appear, has been to me a labour of love, an unfailing source of solace and satisfaction. During my long years of official banishment to the luxuriant and deadly deserts of Western Africa, and to the dull and dreary half clearings of South America, it proved itself a charm, a talisman against ennui and despondency.
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September 26, 2005 • Alan Cheuse reviews A Thousand Years of Good Prayers by Chinese emigre Yiyun Li. It’s a collection of stories about life in modern China and the United States. Granny Lin walks in.
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Breaking Generational Curses. Right now in Jesus Christ’s name I confess and proclaim that You are my Lord and Savior over my life, Jesus. I proclaim that through your stripes You bore on the Cross at Calvary, all my sicknesses, diseases and curses are broken.