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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.

https://journalisms.theroot.com/for-many-moms-life-ain-t-been-no-crystal-stair-1825994306

 

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