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Thread #59526   Message #953080
Posted By: An Pluiméir Ceolmhar
15-May-03 - 10:04 AM
Thread Name: BS: When do you become a grownup? (Study)
Subject: RE: BS: When do you become a grownup? (Study)
"First you find out that there's no Santa Claus.
Then you find out that there's no God.
Then you find out that there are no adults."

- from a recent Irish Times series about parenthood which also cited a woman in her eighties worrying about what would happen to her sixty-year-old bachelor son when she dies.