A Mother’s Charge

A haunting story about a mother desperate to raise her son the right way β€” despite a past she cannot put behind her and living in the heart of cowboy country, where toxic masculinity is a way of life.

He might be able to change the world, Sarah often says, if she can figure out how to raise him the right way. But she is also overwhelmed by the fear that her sweet boy could one day become a bad guy, like so many of the ones who have hurt her. Like the one they just escaped.

Published: Sep 13, 2022
Length: 23 minutes (5,972 words)
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