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Debra Fox is an adoption attorney and founder of Story Tributes, an enterprise that preserves the stories of people’s lives. She is a reader for Philadelphia Stories, as well as the mother of two sons: one profoundly autistic son and the other a journalist. In her spare time, she loves to dance. She lives on the outskirts of Philadelphia with her family. Much of her published work can be found at


Traces of Watercolor Over Pen and Ink

Issue No. 274 ~ March, 2020

The Fundamentals: Fifty years ago my mother laughed with our neighbor George Evers on his porch while my little brother Will flew into a rose bush. Of all the memories of my childhood this is the one that keeps resurfacing.   The Perfume: My mother’s …