by Paula Gantz

Our Golden Years

You should live so long

It’s one of the first warm, sunny days of the year, and 90-year-old Rosa J. stands huddled over her cane at the deserted street corner. Her 60-year-old daughter Jane attempts to maneuver Rosa down the curb and across the street to the supermarket, but Rosa is afraid of falling. Several passers-by stare at the two women, but none stops to lend a hand.

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