One of the things I’m preoccupied with is the idea of how genetics/DNA connects us to family we never knew exerting and expressing itself for better or worse in subsequent generations. My maternal grandfather abandoned my grandmother when my mother was two years old. I have often wondered what of him is in me, my siblings, and my children. -Cindy Veach
Acknowledgement: originally published in Crab Creek Review.
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