• My Stepfather Is Fighting For His Life With COVID-19

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    My mother met James Lee at Lenox House Senior Center. She was 68, he was a mere 67. My mom was long divorced , going broke, living in the East Side rent-controlled apartment in which she'd been raised. Jimmy - as everyone called him - was retired, but he had volunteered to teach a class in internet literacy. My mother was his student, and one day he shyly handed her his business card, telling her to call if she needed more help.
    They made an odd couple: he was the youngest of ten children, his parents Chinese immigrants who had settled in Ocean City, New Jersey. My mother was Jewish, a...
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