Crow’s Feet Writing Prompt: Loss of Freedom

We Took Away Dad’s Car Keys

It was clear Dad needed to stop driving, but he resisted moving to the passenger seat.

Kathleen Murphy
Published in
6 min readJan 28, 2024

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My father-in-law always insisted I call him Dad. It was a reflection of his sweet and gentle nature. But one day — the day he lost his right to drive— he was not so sweet and…

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Kathleen Murphy
Crow’s Feet

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