Do You Have a Story About Seeing a Parent Differently?


Parents are sometimes the primary individuals who educate us the best way to exist on this planet. But typically all it takes is one incident for our picture of them to be upended. Then we’re left with a new understanding that our mother and father are simply folks, fallible like us.

Tell us about a time whenever you noticed a completely different facet of your mother and father or elders. Maybe you realized they didn’t have all of the solutions — otherwise you uncovered a secret about their lives earlier than yours began. Perhaps they did one thing that shocked you. Or possibly you reached a second of readability years within the making.

Please ship a voice recording (not more than two minutes) together with your story to Start by telling us your full title and the place you reside. Your story doesn’t must be utterly polished, nevertheless it ought to have a starting, a center and an finish — and it have to be yours.

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