Family Facades

May 14, 2008
By Allana Rivera, Hawthorne, CA

Yesterday I saw a family. A family in a resteraunt. They seemed happy. Seemed. Behind the facade of stilted happiness, there was more. It might just be a bit of pain blistering beneath the surface, but it was there, the refelctive glass can't hide that. Right now, they're sitting down to a nice dinner. Formal updates exchanged. Work was good. School was good. The dog needs to be walked. Okay mom. A picture perfect moment in the eyes of American society. Click.

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This article has 2 comments.

raychul said...
on Aug. 19 2008 at 3:25 am
wow. very moving and inspiring.

Daddy-O said...
on Aug. 18 2008 at 9:03 pm
Families are only as good as the people in them and how much they try to do their best, I guess. Good work

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