To her friends, she was Anna. Compassionate Anna, who’s shoulder was always there for you to cry on. Dependable Anna, who never repeated any of your confidences.
Nobody suspected she was Aunt Agatha- the sassy, savvy, cynical Agony Aunt who said it as she saw it. Aunt Agatha, who often sounded blunt and uncaring, but was nothing if not sensible. How could they? Anna never professed advice; she only patiently heard you out.
Aunt Agatha was famous. People hung on to every word she uttered. But deep down, she knew that it was as Anna that she was most effective.
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