Kali’s Story: A Dad Shaped Hole In My Heart

Kali’s Story: A Dad Shaped Hole In My Heart

My Dad was an unsolvable mystery to me. He married my mother when she was seventeen and they had me when she was nearly nineteen. My only impressions of him as I grew up came from family members who shared stories of his selfish, immature treatment of Mom during their...
Jennifer’s Story: Doreen Rodrigo, my mother

Jennifer’s Story: Doreen Rodrigo, my mother

“We never really knew her,” my cousin said as she stood next to me at the graveside. I remember thinking, “No you didn’t. None of you did. But I knew her. I KNEW HER. And I was not ready for her to go. I had all these plans, all these things I wanted to do with my...