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    I Heart Beat – Edyth Bulbring

    “I spend the first morning of my Christmas holidays scraping vomit off my bedroom carpet. I use an egg lifter, which makes it easier to get at the bits of pineapple and mushroom. Mom appears at the door. Every one of her thirty-five years hangs in the saggy bags under her bloodshot eyes.  ‘Aw, dolling. What can I say? There was something wrong with the pizza.’” Beat is used to her mother hitting the bottle and then hitting rehab. She knows the score. But this Christmas break her mom is going to rehab and she is being forced to go away with her Grummer, who she doesn’t even know. She…