Since it is “Pride Month,” I thought it was a good time to replay this story.
A family of strangers story by Rich Paschall, Sunday Night Blog
Russell was home from the university, perhaps for the last time. He finally graduated after four and a half years and a double major from the School of Business. He lived at school each year and came home for the summers. Now his plan was to get a job, save a little money and move out. His college roommate would soon become his roommate again, if they could arrange it.
Russell’s parents, now in their 50’s, never seemed to change. To Russell they always looked the same and acted the same. Russell’s father was a hard-working, quiet guy whom everyone liked. His mother was also hard-working and dependable. They seemed to naturally know which household chores to perform without ever talking about it. Russell sometimes thought they held secret meetings to plan out the details of their lives, Russell’s included.
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