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He Holds The Lantern While His Mother Chops the Wood

From: The humble Farmer
Length: :53

Dysfunctional Familes are Nothing New

Humbleoats_small If you are really messed up, there is a television talk show for you

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If you are really messed up, there is a television talk show for you

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Some people claim to be shocked at the large number of dysfunctional families that have crawled out of the woodwork to air their problems on television talk shows. But our society hasn't changed. We're just hearing about it in a different way now. Seventy years ago there was a popular song, "He holds the lantern while his mother chops the wood." And you'd have to be pretty young not to remember when you could turn on the radio and hear, "Slap her down again paw, slap her down again. We can't have the neighbors, talking bout our kin."
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