by Elizabeth Benedict
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A collection of essays in which daughters remember their relationships with their mothers and the complicated bonds they shared with them, symbolized by gifts or memories of emotional encounters.
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Editor Elizabeth Benedict received this embroidered, black wool scarf from her mother. It was the last gift she got from her mom before she died.
May 8, 2013 Many people are racking their brains to find a Mother's Day gift. But a group of women wrote about gifts their mothers gave them. Their essays are part of the book What My Mother Gave Me: Thirty-One Women on the Gifts That Mattered Most. Host Michel Martin speaks with the editor and a contributor.
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