The Sandwich Generation = The Middle Place

The New York Times bestselling novel, The Middle Place by Kelly Corrigan, is about a woman whose multiple roles of a passionate wife, devoted mother, and loyal daughter overlap with the angst of  a breast cancer diagnosis which she manages along with her father’s late stage prostate cancer diagnosis . She is abruptly forced to accept her position in “the middle place” raising her growing children and tending to her aging parents. The book is an excellent example of the many roles the middle aging,  working woman is compelled to accept. The roles are all too real to many baby boomers who are caring not only for their children but for their aging parents.
View the very touching and emotional YouTube video as  Kelly Corrigan reads the “transending” passage from her book:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNY8KL_YSlc

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