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A Parent’s Road to Recovery

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This story originally appeared in Rise, a magazine written by parents involved in the child welfare system. When my daughter Rosemarie was 5 years old, she told me that her father was sexually molesting her when she went on weekend visits. As soon as she told me, I took Rosemarie to the hospital, got the […]

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The Man in the Glass

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Looking through my family album, one thing you will notice is that there’s a beer can or a bottle in practically every photo. There’s one of my father holding me when I was an infant. In his other hand he’s holding a can of beer. In another one, my grandfather is sitting in his favorite […]

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Karli and Her “For-Now Family”

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I went to Sesame Street! My reaction to being in the place where these iconic characters are created was “OMG OMG OMG.” I got to interview Kama Einhorn, senior content manager at Sesame Street. Kama has written for Sesame Street for 15 years and creates the stories and personalities of the “resilience Muppets.” The resilience […]

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Forgiving My Mother

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I didn’t talk to my mother for six years. I’ve had a better life away from her, and now I’m figuring out how to forgive her because being angry at my mom was bad for both of us. I wasn’t connecting with girls I dated, and I think it had to do with how my […]

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