Wedding, Schmedding

My parents are an interracial couple. What matters is what happens next

Lizzie Skurnick
5 min readMay 24, 2018

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For the past two years, my mother, a one-time English professor, has had dementia. In that time, my father has become her full-time caretaker, and when he joins her at a day program for Alzheimer’s patients at the local Jewish Community Center, he has noticed an interesting phenomenon. The other caretakers…

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Lizzie Skurnick

Lizzie Skurnick is the author of "Shelf Discovery" and "That Should Be a Word." She writes for Times, NPR, Elle, the Daily Beast and many other outlets.