The things we leave out at Mother’s Day

Imperfection isn’t a weakness. It’s an attribute we all share.

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 09, 2021 4:00 AM CT | Published: May 09, 2021 4:00 AM CT
Eric Barnes
Daily Memphian

Eric Barnes

Eric Barnes is CEO of The Daily Memphian, host of Behind the Headlines on WKNO-TV, host of The Sidebar on WYXR 91.7, and the author of four novels.

“Maybe most of all, my mother was a woman who loved her two boys, my brother and me, more than anything. It’s all in the obit. And it’s all entirely true. But then there are the parts that I left out.”

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