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“It turned out to be impossible for me to 'run away' in the sense other American teenagers did. Any movement at all was taken for progress in my family.”
“A dysfunctional family is any family with more than one person in it.”
“A pool game mixes ritual with geometry.”
“Any time you try to collapse the distance between your delusions about the past and what really happened, there's suffering involved.”
“One not-really-a-joke saying in my family is, 'The trouble started when you hit me back.'”
“... everybody I know who wades deep enough into memory's waters drowns a little.”
“All drama depends on our need to connect with one another.”
Mary Karr, U.S. writer, poet