Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

Lorraine V. Murray News & Columns
Lorraine V. Murray

“Mirror, mirror on the wall—get lost!”

English

“Her hair is too straight and she’s so skinny—she’ll never be pretty.” This was my mother’s earliest memory, which she shared with me. The speaker was one of my mom’s five aunts, who perhaps thought the little girl in question couldn’t hear her. The comment made a deep impression, however, and shaped my mother’s self-image […] English