Cover image from Free Stock Photos: Railroad Track On A Fall Dayby Curtis Dean Wilson
After finding out that Aiden had been fighting in school, Deirdre explains to Corin why she hates it so much. Her father was abusive, and she grew up watching him hit her mother and brothers. She also tells him she’s decided to write a book. He tells her she should write about her life in an abusive home.
“The system fails a lot. You should write about that.” He nodded sharply, emphasizing his words.
“I just might. Meanwhile, will you help me get a salad together? I need to start the bread and pasta.”
“Sure.” Corin hopped up, giving her a hand. “It’s gonna be okay, Mom. Dad’s got another setup?”
“In Minnesota. Leaves tomorrow. We thought it was next week.”
“Oh, well.” He shrugged.
“I’ll be glad when you three can get yourselves…
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