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Dealing with The Stomachache

I get stomachaches. I get them with regularity and always have. “It’s just gas!” my mother says, and of course, she’s right. My mother tells me I get stom achaches because I have the “Benson stomach,” by which she means that I have the same stomach she has, which is the same stomach her mother had, which my grandmother inherited from her mother—who was a Benson. It seems a little sad that the only time the Benson family comes to mind is when I have a stomachache. Seriously, I know almost nothing about the Bensons except that they were Swedish farmers prone to ...

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