It's even worse than it appears..
Tuesday September 6, 2022; 1:34 PM EDT
  • Mom, dad and their perfect American kids.#
  • When I was young, this was considered the ideal 20th Century life. #
  • My mother had this in her head, that if we were better children, or whatever, that her life would be like this. #
  • Occasionally I would tell her that she was no June Cleaver herself. #
  • We were a post-war refugee family trying to live up to what was expected of us. #
  • What a crock of shit that was. #

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