Brave New World
an article in Life by Wallace Stegner
(our site's article review)
Life magazine looks at the American family in the past and in 1992, the magazine’s date. There’s pining for community, close-knit family ties, small town family life, etc. People find that even when families are inadequate, other social supports and connections (friends, neighbors, mentors) can save the day. And people realize that somehow adequate nurturing must be accomplished if we’re to thrive as a society.
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