Quotation by Lois Keeley

I was a sophomore in college when everything went down the drain. I never thought it would happen. It was like the end of the world. We had those great plush years. I remember the house. The kid's [sic] say, "Is that your house?" The schools we went to, Palm Springs, inviting your friends down for the weekends, swimming pools, fancy dresses. It was all tied up with my father. Finally I had to face my father being a real person.
Lois Keeley, U.S. As quoted in Working, book 7, by Studs Terkel (1973).

Keeley's father, a former business executive, lost his job at age sixty-four following a merger.
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