Myrdith Leon Mccormack: The Wonders Of Laughter - Eddie Griffin
Huffington Post - over 4 years
I always think back to my childhood with fond memories; especially those Friday and Saturday evenings, when friends and family members would get together. My mother spent her day preparing, shopping, seasoning the meat, and cleaning the house to entertain my father's friends--all in an attempt to keep him home and to keep him from making a spectacle of his self; coming home after visiting the local pub with work friends. Sometimes, it worked, and we had a blast... dancing, singing, and hearing the stories of our native home, Haiti. But other times, it failed miserably, to my mother's displeasure, my father would stumble home and infuriate my her, and chaos ensued.
Despite it all, I couldn't wait until the next soiree, where I was guaranteed to see my favorite uncle, Raymond. He was always sharply dressed and well-groomed, and he treated my mom so well. I remember, he always made sure my dad never got out of line. He was amazing. He was very funny, and kept everything light,
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