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People believed the bragging in my Christmas newsletter

My parody of the perfect family

Portraying family perfection at Christmas has unintended consequences. Stock photo: 123RF.

Before Facebook and Instagram, families had to find other ways to communicate how perfect they were.

The Christmas newsletter, delivered via snail mail, was for years the most popular platform to recount your family’s laudable achievements that year. With social media, I thought it was a…

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M.M. O'Keefe

M.M. O'Keefe

My mission in 3 words: See, write and inspire. I help men over 50 find their God-given zones of genius. Why 50? Getting fired at age 50 fired me up after 50.