When we were children, we all longed for the tenderness of a parent, to feel the loving arms of mum or dad around us when we fell, to hear a kind word when we were ill or hurting. But as we grew into adulthood and got out into the world, perhaps the gentle words that we were used to gave place to harsher ones.
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