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    “When” I Am Afraid

    You know that feeling. The pit in your stomach, pounding of your heart, and rush of your thoughts as you go from the possibility of a job loss to being homeless on the streets — all in a matter of seconds. Gripped by fear, albeit an imagined one. The news about the release of 5 top Al Qaeda operatives in the prisoner “exchange” over the weekend, and the damage they can now do against us here in the United States, reminds me just how much fear is an ever-present emotion with me and with most women — both real fears (terrorists are real) as well as any imagined ones. Fear…