Short Thought 223 (spin)

She said her adult son was still “finding his way.” What she neglected to say, and I’d come to discover unpleasantly, was that he was regularly “finding his way” in and out of criminal charges and prison. I’d also come to understand on a deeper level – in a fashion I hadn’t before – that for some this “way” is not a thing to be avoided at all costs, or even necessarily a source of shame or regret, but a lifestyle.

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