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Zuzu Lives!
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When I walked in the door, I took Zuzu in my arms. Her brown eyes settled on mine, and I held that white puff close, my face pressed into her neck. She smelled wonderfully of dog. A respite in this grieving for all that has been lost, for at least a while longer, Zuzu lives.

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Ann Hood is the author of the bestselling novel The Knitting Circle, and the memoirs Comfort: A Journey Through Grief and Do Not Go Gentle: My Search for Miracles in a Cynical Time. Her most recent book is the novel The Red Thread. She has won the Best American Spiritual Writing Award, the Paul Bowles Prize for Short Fiction and two Pushcart Prizes. She lives in Providence, R.I., with her husband and children. annhood.us

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