All parents damage their children. It cannot be helped. Youth, like pristine glass, absorbs the prints of its handlers. Some parents smudge, others crack, a few shatter childhoods completely into jagged little pieces, beyond repair.
|—||Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven (via feellng)|
But Ol’ Man River, he just keeps rollin’ along….
The Judy Garland Show, 1963