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Human Parts

This Is Us

I Raised My Child in a Shopping Mall

Isabel in 2019, only steps away from our condo, in the mall.

I raised my child in a shopping mall.

Not the kind of my youth: An enclosed, 1980’s dark-floored cave with a Spencer’s and The Limited, Orange Julius and Chick-Fil-A; a constant fountain whooooooshing in the background.

No, this shopping mall is a modern, outdoor arrangement with a small fountain in which people throw pennies along…

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Meredith Cummings

Meredith Cummings

Multimedia journalist, Senior Journalism Instructor, social media manager, nonprofit director.

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