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Did Chris Burns Ever Love Us? We Struggle to Understand Why He Abandoned Us

Today, If I am being more honest with myself than I feel comfortable with, I miss my partner–someone I believed was my soulmate. I feel ashamed to say that. I feel confused feeling it. I judge my cognitive abilities when I realize my thoughts because I tell myself I am supposed to hate him for …

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Discarded Daughter, Discarded Family. How Can Fugitive Chris Burns Abandon his Family So Carelessly?

Arabella stepped up into my car, quickly bent down to pick something up off the floor, and was staring directly into my eyes asking me a question that left me speechless. The back lift gate of my car was fully open, and I could see straight through to her intense expression. She was fixated on …

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Fugitive Chris Burns Left September 24th. What do I Remember About the Month Before He Went on the Run?

Sitting in the kitchen staring at our driveway, I was only half-listening to the psychiatrist on the other end of the phone. We had been living a Covid lifestyle for close to six months, so a forty-five-minute telehealth appointment was the best we could get for my son this afternoon. He had just come home …

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