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‘My mother has a friend whose sister was a bunnygirl’ Fiction by Kathy Prokhovnik

My
My mother. My father (deceased). My husband, son, daughter, grandson, granddaughters, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, stepson, step daughter-in-law, step- grandchildren. I could go on, imposing this hierarchy. My sisters. Their children and grandchildren. My other relatives. My friends. Friends who aren’t relatives but who are closer than my relatives. My acquaintances. My colleagues.
In what sense are they mine?
Mother
Born in 1921, my mother is now in her late nineties. She’s slowing d...

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