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About a boy (who “hates” his mother)

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On Mother's Day, we talked about a reason not to celebrate: broken relationships. http://leipglo.com

Often we don’t realize that the people we are closest to are the ones we tend to hurt the most.

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Death as a figment, life as tiny details

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Call it my own version of faith.

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I won’t be home for the holidays

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But perhaps I do wish I were rooted somewhere.

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Poem: “27 voice messages”

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Poem: 27 voice messages a daughter will refuse to ever listen to, having inherited her father's cell phone shortly after the evening he departed, never to return. Photo: public domain

27 calls, a week or a day too late to be heard.

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Toni Erdmann: love wears fake teeth

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Toni Erdmann alter ego, played by Peter Simonischek in the eponymous award-winning film. Photo: Soda Pictures, via International Business Times

Do I smell romance in the air? And is that… a giant hairy phallus or Chewbacca?

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Movie review: Welcome (back) to Hotel Mama

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Hotel Mama will have you laughing and perhaps reflecting on your own family life. http://leipglo.com

If you are over 40 and have brothers and sisters, the film will probably remind you of situations you’d rather forget (while making you laugh). Watch it this Monday evening in Leipzig, in the original French with German subtitles.

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