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My Family Doesn’t Want My Son at Christmas

Navigating the holidays with a son with a major mental illness

My son just got out of jail. He was in there nine months on a minor vandalism charge, which is cruel and unjust, I know. But the fact is, he got his head on straight in there. He started taking appropriate medication. He stopped being psychotic. When he was released, he was and still is…



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Patsy Fergusson

Tree hugger. Tour guide. Top Writer. Feminist. Newly-baptized Bay swimmer. Editor of Fourth Wave.