CAROLYN'S COMPOSITIONS

September 26, 2011

Monday Mourning Over All My Children: The Soap Opera

CAROLYN’S COMPOSITIONS

MONDAY MOURNING OVER ALL MY CHILDREN:

The Soap Opera

 

     Forty one years.

     For forty one years it has been a constant in my life.

     That’s how long I’ve watched the soap opera All My Children. That’s how long All My Children has been aired on ABC.

     Now that it’s canceled, what will I do at 1:00 p. m. today?

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      In a sense, the characters have been like an extended family. I know them equally as well as I know some of my siblings. In some cases, I know them better. In other cases, less.  We’ve relocated numerous times. When leaving a community, relationships are broken. When arriving in a new community, new relationships must be made. Both dynamics take time. Meanwhile, the characters on All My Children have followed me, have remained constant, have helped ease each move. And my husband, Monte, who doesn’t watch the program, has had an ongoing (more…)

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