To the Mother of Talia

If you don’t pay attention to your child, there are plenty of others who will. Which isn’t so comforting.

‘As she turned away, so did you. … You disappeared between rows of sweatshirts, and strolled to the back of the store. I couldn’t see you, and you couldn’t see me. You left me, a complete stranger, alone with your daughter. There were no other shoppers, no cashiers, no clerks, no janitors.’

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  1. Mike F.
    Mike F. at | | Reply

    What a sad story. I would hope you’re the rule and she’s the exception, but I’m not sure.

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