Family Portraits - Print Issue
After her mom hands her the saved leg brace and x-rays, a woman remembers her struggle fitting in at a young age due to hip dysplasia.
- Eileen Toomey
MY FIRST MISTAKE AND LOLA
An unconventional story about an unconventional family.
- Phyllis Koppel
ON GRIEVING A STRANGER
A young woman describes her indifference and inability to relate to her family's grief when her grandmother passes away.
- Claretta Holsey
BONES IN THE FAMILY TREE
A woman finally comes to understand the deep, dark secret that's been lurking in her family for years, but at a frightening cost.
- Suvi Mahonen
A woman describes her dysfunctional family and how they are distant memories in her mind.
- Paola Trimarco
OPA, DO YOU REMEMBER?
A man remembers his grandfather, at first as an ill man, but then as the man he once was.
- Alexander Nachaj
A woman cannot find thrill in her cousin's overstayed welcome in her home.
- Alice Lowe
A young woman's father is worshipped by everyone but her.
- Peggy Michael-Rush
A young girl witnesses her mother's mental and physical deterioration due to financial hardship after her father leaves.
- Carolina Navarro-Gutierrez
MY FRAGMENTED SELF (DAY 5 AND DAY 8)
A man discovers that the man he knew as his father for 34 years is not his biological father after purchasing novelty DNA tests for the family.
- Joseph Brockway
And many more...