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For Many Moms, 'Life Ain't Been No Crystal Stair'

In the poem “Mother to Son,” Langston Hughes famously quotes a parent telling her child, “Life for me ain’t been no crystal stair/ It’s had tacks in it/ And splinters/ And boards torn up . . .”

For this Mother’s Day, the news media echoed that thought, with reference points from 2018.


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