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Commentary: Be Mine

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Commentary: Be Mine

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Commentary: Be Mine

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Commentator Jane Gennaro wonders why love often means possession of another person. She remembers her first Valentine gift from a childhood boyfriend — a box of candy — and how she wanted it all. But her mother made her share. She thinks relationships often trigger the same feelings in people: give me all, all, all!