David Sedaris Life In The Ship Shape

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In relation to David Sedaris’s life in The Ship Shape, I am able to relate to his uncertainty with his parents. When I was younger, my mother married a man who fell into that category of false hope, everything he said would echo into a strange abyss and never come back. He would constantly spend our family’s money on himself and his friends. No matter what, In the end he was a nobody and no-one could make him a better person. In my time living as a kid in California, I experienced the betrayal and false hope, just as David Sedaris in The Ship Shape.
As a kid, I am a detector, whenever something is wrong, I take the best action to find out what is the current situation. When my mother and my step dad would get into an argument, I would go
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