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Women's love is no contest

Published 21/11/2010 | 05:00

Sir -- I am writing regarding Barry Egan's article (Sunday Independent, November 14, 2010), on his interview with Morah Ryan.

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As a woman who also lost a husband I had loved but separated from, and before that lost one of my young children to cancer, I have experience of being in her shoes -- but also in the shoes of Melanie Verwoerd.

While I have nothing but deep sympathy for Morah and her children, I am beginning to find Barry Egan's repetitive use of the words "exquisitely dignified" grating and wearying.

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