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Olivia Ruiz and her courageous grandmothers

“When her grandmother dies, a young woman inherits the intriguing chest of drawers that fueled all her little girl fantasies. » Thus begins, on the back cover, the presentation of the novel which marks in 2020 the entry into literature of Olivia Ruiz, an emblematic figure of French song for two decades. One by one, […]

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Grand oral baccalaureate, 20 minutes to convince

At Sainte-Marie de Stains high school, it’s the general rehearsal before the big oral, the final test of the baccalaureate, scheduled between June 20 and July 1. Like D-Day, each candidate faces two teachers. One of them, at least, must teach one of the specialties kept in terminale. Each student submits two proposals to the […]

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Little mouse will grow up

Some children write to Santa Claus or their imaginary friend. My seven-year-old daughter maintains an assiduous correspondence with the little mouse. Do not laugh. The word was slipped under the pillow, accompanied by a plea with a slightly punk spelling, but with a courtesy, a candor to melt the most uncompromising of readers: “Little mouse […]

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What grandparents want to pass on

“The sense of family” Anne, 65 years old, two grandchildren aged 4 and 5 and a half. “Mother of four children, widowed for ten years, I am today a grandmother of two small children, a 4-year-old boy with my daughter, and a 5½-year-old girl on my son’s side. I am cut off from my granddaughter […]