The Tears Between Us - Devan Sandiford

“I'm afraid to talk to my mom on this particular night in my apartment, because I know the conversation, I have to have with her is not going to bring any peace.”

Photo by Jason Falchook

The Tears Between Us

by Devan Sandiford

Devan Sandiford finds the courage to talk to his mother about the family's past.

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Devan as a baby (left, in yellow) and his uncle, Ronald Edwards (far right).

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Devan's family. Uncle Ron is in the black shirt and glasses. Devan's mother is in the red dress.

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Uncle Ron in the mid-1980s when he lived with Devan and his family.

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Uncle Ron at Christmas.