â€˜Granny Dâ€™ Pushes Politics of Love
by Larry Mitchell
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Haddock said she believes in Ghandiâ€™s message that â€œyou have to take on the burden yourself â€” donâ€™t ask anyone else â€” you have to do it yourself.â€
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