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For the Sandwich Generation, Life Is Often a Cascade of Crises

They say to put on your own oxygen mask first. When the hell am I supposed to do that?

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We were waiting for X-rays. When I got home from work, our 19-year-old cat was hobbling on three legs, gingerly hoisting a back foot at a pathetic angle. I’d rushed her to…




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Sarah Stankorb

Sarah Stankorb

Sarah Stankorb is a contributor to GEN. Other works in The Washington Post, Marie Claire, Glamour, O, and The Atlantic. @sarahstankorb

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