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RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS

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THE LETTER-MORE COALWOOD MAGIC

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MY MOTHER ALWAYS LOOKED LIKE A MILLION BUCKS

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CASEY’S ZOOM TALK TO HELPING PARENTS HEAL

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QUORUM SENSING, MUSINGS WITH MIKE, THE OVERSTORY, A BIGGER STORY

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PASO ROBLES-IT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE A QUIET GETAWAY

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PAGE 12-PERSPECTIVE FROM A BOOMER

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Condolences - By: Casey Gauntt

HOW TO WRITE A CONDOLENCE LETTER TO SOMEONE YOU DON’T KNOW WHO HAS LOST A LOVED ONE TO COVID-19

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DANDELIONS-GOD’S MOST PERFECT FLOWERS

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MAKE A WISH

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IS IT OK TO SEND A CONDOLENCE CARD TO SOMEONE YOU DON’T KNOW?

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Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse= Coronavirus?

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ANGELS AMONG US

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OUR OWN DEFINITION OF TRAGEDY

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MORE ON THE VEIL

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SWIMMING TO THE OTHER SIDE

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WITH US IN A NEW WAY

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HERE TODAY…

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SENT BY A RABBI

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MY HOT WATER BOTTLE

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FLOWERS ON THE RAILINGS

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THIS JUST IN

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THE MOTHER AND CHILD REUNION

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THOSE SIGNS THEY SEND US

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HOPE IS THE THING WITH FEATHERS

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CATHIE CANEPA PHOTOGRAPHY

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GLIDE

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GRATITUDE AT GROUND ZERO

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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A TIP VOLUNTEER

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WHERE DOES GRIEF DWELL?

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THE BOOK COVER

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MORE REMEMBRANCE

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THE ELGIN STAPLES STORIES

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REMEMBRANCE

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HEALING AND MENDING RELATIONSHIPS BEYOND OUR BODIES AND LIFETIMES

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Forever Fortunate…Forever in Gratitude

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ANNE LAMOTT’S TWELVE TRUTHS

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A POEM FROM HEAVEN

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WHY ME GOD?

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BEHIND THE THUNDER

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KERMIT WARWICK ELLISON

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FOR RALPH GARDNER CLAPP

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REMEMBERING PORT CHICAGO

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HOW TO COMFORT SOMEONE

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WHAT IS IT LIKE WHEN YOU DIE?

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HEAL

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‘TIS A FEARFUL THING

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THE 10TH JIMMY GAUNTT MEMORIAL AWARD CELEBRATION (2010-2019)

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I Know You Think This Will Never Get Better

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LIFE ITSELF

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IF YOU WRITE IT, THEY WILL COME

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THE CHOICE WE MAKE

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JOHN AND BEN-FRIENDS FOREVER

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OUT OF TRAGEDY-SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL

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THE MOSCOW LETTERS

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WHEN IS IT TOO LATE TO SEND A CONDOLENCE CARD?

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SOY CHRISTIAN

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BRAVEHEART, INBREEDING AND ANOTHER FAMILY SHOULDER RUB WITH A U.S. PRESIDENT

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MARY SAWYERS SWAN COOK (1839-1924)

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A TOUCH IN TENNESSEE

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YOU ARE AWESOME

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THE LIGHT BETWEEN US by Laura Lynne Jackson

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THE TENTH

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TOMORROW IS NOT PROMISED, by Joshua Wisch

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MELANCOLIE REVISITED

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MELANCOLIE

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LA LETTERA

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2011-ANOTHER YEAR IN THE TWILIGHT ZONE

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YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE, by Patti Johnson

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Christian Big Bear Ski Trip

I’m Christian

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PRIESTS, MEDIUMS AND SHAMANS PART 2

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PRIESTS, MEDIUMS AND SHAMANS PART 1

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MIKE, IS THAT YOU?

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THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE

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2018 Recipients of the USC Jimmy Gauntt Memorial Award

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Michael’s Magical Homerun

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MCKENZIE’S FIELD REVISITED

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DEAR BARRY-

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I’VE NEVER BEEN THE SAME SINCE MY BROTHER DIED

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IT’S TIME

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HEAVEN CAN WAIT

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FRIENDS DON’T FORGET EITHER

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WE NEVER FORGET

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POLAROID

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Diagnostic Test

Diagnostic Test

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This a most illustrious test post

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Test

Test

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WIND RIVER

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LAST FLAG FLYING

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CASE FAMILY HISTORY

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SYNCHRONICITY

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HEALING ALL AROUND

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I LOVE YOU, DAD

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THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE

THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE

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Epilogue to I Love You Dad

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I LOVE YOU, DAD

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BARBARA CASE GAUNTT

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HOW TO WRITE A BEAUTIFUL LETTER TO SOMEONE BEFORE THEY DIE

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FOR THE PARENTS OF JIMMY WHO DIED YOUNG

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TATTOOS

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Author Bios

Write Me Something Beautiful Authors - Casey and Jimmy Gauntt

Casey Gauntt

is a retired attorney and former senior executive of a major San Diego real estate company. He lives in Solana Beach, California, with his wife, Hilary. Casey grew up in Itasca, Illinois, graduated Lake Park High School in 1968, and received B.S., JD and MBA degrees from the University of Southern California.

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Jimmy Gauntt

was born and raised in Solana Beach and graduated from Torrey Pines High School in 2002.   A prestigious Trustee Scholar at the University of Southern California, he majored in English and Spanish. He authored six plays, five screenplays, and a multitude of poems and short stories. Beginning in 2010, the USC English Department annually bestows the Jimmy Gauntt Memorial Award—aka “The Jimmy”—to the top graduates in English.  Jimmy passed over to the other side in 2008 at age 24.

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