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Of course, I know why -- three years after my mom's death -- it still feels like a sword has been run through my ribs every time I think of her. It's the same reason I am the only person from my original grief group still here. While most people come for therapy, I came for punishment.
-- Sage

Importance: This establishes, without explanation yet, that Sage feels responsible for her mother's death.

It turns out that sharing the past with someone is different from reliving it when you're alone. It feels less like a wound, more like a poultice.
-- Sage

Importance: This sets up and foreshadows the stories Josef and Minka will share regarding the horrors of their pasts.

Maybe Josef had actually begun to believe he was the person everyone thought him to be. And maybe that was what finally made him tell the truth.
-- Sage

Importance: The reasons for Josef's confessions about his Nazi...

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