2011, Mirror Image Edutainment, Alan John Mayer
Story gone AWOL.
© 2011, Mirror Image Presentations
In May of 1966, I came to live in this country. While my mother returned to the Old World that September, my sister and I convinced our father buying a television set would help us to assimilate into American culture. My older sister, ever the manipulator, talked him into taking us for a visit to the electronics department at J.C. Pennys, and an hour later, we came home with a brand new 17″ inch black and white television set, which put my father back sixty-nine dollars.
It was not long before Sis and I were fighting over whether to watch
I Love Lucy,
or I Spy.
Almost instantly, Sister, a straight A student joined the ranks of the B students who wanted to be A’s, and my B grades turned to C’s, and even worse, to mother’s shame. Upon…
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