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by Dick Yarbrough
12:30 PM, Wednesday, November 25
Several of you got a chuckle over my recent observations on a survey from the College of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Georgia that said a good way to improve your marriage is to show gratitude to your spouse. As one reader tol...

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