International Brotherhood of Mothers

Published on May 5, 2009

The two piano pieces that bookend the piece are by Max Richter from his “24 Postcards in Full Color” record. The one in the middle is “Maybelle” by Ida. It popped up on shuffle the other day and stunned me. I hadn’t heard it in years. It’s really lovely.

My friend, Tony Field produces a show called “Backstory with the History Guys.” A version of this story airs on their mother’s day special.

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