Cutting the Strings

Mahoney, Rosemary
May 2006
O, The Oprah Magazine;May2006, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p264
The author reflects on her relationship with her mother. She states that not one day of her mother's life passed without some critical demand on her maternal role. She cites that the true talent of her mother lies in her ability to tell the right story at the right moment. Her mother supported her plan to pursue her studies in Ireland.


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