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April 07, 2020


Don Z. Block

It makes a good lesson to teach college students that each one is an accident; there are always a few who insist that they were planned, but they have to be reminded that if one part of the mattress had been firmer or softer, if the temperature in the room had been a bit higher or lower, if the room had been a car, if the car had been a Ford, Benjie, not a Dodge, if someone had shifted just a tad, if a phone had started to ring, if any significant part of the love making had been even slightly altered, a different sperm would have fertilized that egg, and then 9 months later, when Suzie emerged from the womb, would the parents say, "But where is Arbutus?"

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