Bad Childhood Commentator Andrei Codrescu just finished reading Mary McCarthy's "Memories of a Catholic Girlhood" and he notes that she had a horrid childhood. He says that childhood today can still be bad, but parents now are much more indulgent...as he knows from firsthand experience.
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Commentator Andrei Codrescu just finished reading Mary McCarthy's "Memories of a Catholic Girlhood" and he notes that she had a horrid childhood. He says that childhood today can still be bad, but parents now are much more indulgent...as he knows from firsthand experience.