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OftenBen  ·  440 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The death spiral of an American family

This is my family.

b_b  ·  438 days ago  ·  link  ·  

For a minute I thought you meant literally.

OftenBen  ·  438 days ago  ·  link  ·  

The confusion is understandable.

I suppose a slightly more articulate way to say it would be I cannot read this story without seeing reflections of my family in every sentence. I physically cringe at the idea of opening it up to read it again.