Double timing

"Double timing" Continued...

Issue: "Gulf toil," June 5, 2010

But Barkley can't take away fears for the future. Those often come in the evening, in the quiet of the kitchen, where Jennifer pauses to wipe a tear and wonders, "What will happen to them once Michael and I are gone? Where are they going to live, and who will take care of them?" As the boys grow up, it's hard to imagine whether they will live with their parents, in an assisted living home, or elsewhere. Jennifer says, "I'm scared for them," and Michael adds, "I don't think I have what it takes, but I guess God thinks I do."
-Robin Nelson is a writer and photographer living in Georgia


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