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  • I won't quote from the letter -- while he intended it as a public document, Zeller asked that it only be reprinted in its entirety, and I urge you to read it in that form -- but suffice it to say that it reflects tremendous fortitude in the face of unremitting and pervasive torment, a pain that Zeller carried with him throughout his too-short life.

    Amy Gutman: The Mysteries Of Resilience

  • And I tell her how much I love her ankles sticking out of her too-short jeans.

    Hello, Princess | Her Bad Mother

  • This a singular breezes by in 10 too-short tracks, that is about a usually bad thing we have to say about it.

    The Best Albums Of 2009, In Bigger Than The Sound | Industry Fokery

  • They hate getting rid of anything: not simply old toys with bits missing, but too-short trousers, too-small shoes.

    A childhood on the move

  • The Los Angeles Times put together this photo gallery of Knut's too-short life.

    Knut the polar bear may be stuffed, displayed in Berlin museum

  • I had never backed off from a challenge, never taken the easy way out in my entire, too-short life.

    Raziel

  • And then comes Reginleiv, which takes that same formula and substitutes in Norse mythology for all the future-alien-invasion b-movie tropes, hands you swords to Wii-mote slash on top of the firearm stock (here represent, of course, by "magic"), but leaves in all of the overwhelming and beelining enemy forces and, best, the towering demigods (which you can get a better taste of via this too-short earlier video teaser).

    Ten for 2010: the 10 most-anticipated games coming in the new year Boing Boing

  • Ultimately, from the time spent in the homophobic halls of an all-male Catholic school through the rest of his too-short life, I get the impression that due to the competing pressures regarding his sexuality, he was never comfortable in his own skin.

    Jonathan D. Fitzgerald: The Deadly Serious Connection Between Evangelism And Homosexuality

  • MEN UP: Your best choice for scripted entertainment is TNT's Men of a Certain Age, entering the back half of its too-short summer season with an episode focusing on Joe's complicated relationship with his ailing bookie Manfro.

    Matt's Picks: Week of June 20-23

  • Lordy me, let's just hope Prince Harry has a hotline to a proper policeman and not the pie-faced community support in a flat hat and too-short trousers who trundles about my neighbourhood on a mountain bike 12 hours a week.

    Grace Dent's TV OD: The Taking Of Prince Harry

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