Human Parts
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Human Parts

THIS IS US

My Father: A Timeline

I struggled to understand my father. Here’s what I do know about him.

Illustration: Tetiana Garkusha/Getty Images

There are some things you should understand about this man, the man who fathered me:

1957

He looks like almost every other baby ever born: red-faced, hairless, eyes closed. His cries pierce the quiet country…

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Bobi Conn

Bobi Conn

Author of A Woman in Time, a novel about rural Kentucky women surviving the Depression and Prohibition. Order now! https://amzn.to/3Es7JzH