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Sad to See Borders Bookstore Go

Lisa Hendey writes:

Amidst today’s happy news in Philadelphia comes a story that made me sad - Borders will be closing their remaining 399 stores across the country.

As a reader, and even more so as a writer, this news saddens me. There is simply nothing like walking into a giant bookstore and spending an hour or two browsing. I have so many wonderful memories with our boys in our local Borders—story hours, running to the bookstore to buy the next book in the Redwall series when Adam just had to have it before bedtime, and even looking on the bookshelf and seeing names of some authors I now count as friends.
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