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A Hermit of the Heart

A Hermit of the Heart

With no convent but the city itself, one woman finds a prayerful solitude as a contemplative order of one.

By Paul O’Donnell, Published Jan 13, 2008, New York Magazine
Tags: hermits, solitaries
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