Donna Gershten | The Sun Magazine

Donna Gershten

Donna Gershten is originally from Rocky Mount, North Carolina. She now lives in Denver, Colorado, where she writes and teaches self-defense and empowerment seminars for women.

— From March 1993

The Word

My parents, long accustomed to life without me, have developed a routine and a delicate family ecosystem that is interrupted by my visits. Daddy, sensing the imbalance caused by my presence, gets ornery and, according to Mama, “has ugly spells.”

March 1993
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