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Breaking the silence
Elaine wheels Malachi in from the cold after Laura Lindblad, left, drops him off from Heartland."I have faith in Malachi and Brainfingers," she tells Lindblad. "And I am just waiting for the day when I can ask him a question." But Elaine doesn't waver in her hope. Better than anyone, she can put Malachi's small strides in perspective. For the first time, he's gained a measure of control over his reality - even if it's over a small slice of it on a laptop screen.